MS. Laud Misc. 244
Summary Catalogue no.: 1304
Fine historiated initials. (P&A i. 277, pl. XIX)
Coloured initials in red and blue.
Former chained binding.
Provenance and Acquisition
Eberbach, Cistercian abbey, by 13th century, first quarter: ex libris of ‘hugo magister’: see Palmer, Zisterzienser, pp. 144-6.
Probably identifiable as D 6 or D 7 in the Eberbach library catalogue of 1502.
‘Fridericus de Valle Diev’, 16th century, i.e. the Cistercian abbey of Val-Dieu, dioc. Liege, a daughter house of Eberbach.
William Laud, 1573-1645, 1638.
Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.
Last Substantive Revision
2019-02-07: Description revised for Polonsky to incorporate all information in Palmer and Quarto catalogues.