A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Laud Misc. 310

Summary Catalogue no.: 646


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander iii. 214:

Good initials.


Origin: 12th century, end ; English, Fountains Abbey

Provenance and Acquisition

Fountains, Yorkshire, Cistercian abbey of St Mary the Virgin: "Liber Sancte Marie de Fontibus" (s. xii), at top of fol. 1r, in the same hand as the text. No pressmark. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Laud "1635". (MLGB3)

No old flyleaves. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858–1885). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.