MS. Laud Misc. 244
Summary Catalogue no.: 1304
Fine historiated initials. (Pächt and Alexander 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.
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)
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Last Substantive Revision
2019-02-07: Description revised for Polonsky to incorporate all information in Palmer and Quarto catalogues.