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

MS. Laud Misc. 572

Summary Catalogue no.: 1570

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Pächt and Alexander iii. 528, pl. XLIX:

Good miniatures.

History

Origin: c. 1300 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Winchester, Hampshire, Benedictine cathedral priory of St Peter, St Paul, and St Swithun: (fol. 1r), at foot, erased but partly legible by u. v. light: "Hunc librum legauit Ad [...]/ Swithuni Wynton' quem qui alienauerit uel [...]/ [...] anatema sit et maledictus [...]". (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

(fol. 1r) legible by u. v. light: "Liber domini Thome Dakombe rectoris de col[...] anno domini 1543 prec' [...]". Richard St. George, Norroy. Laud 1636. (MLGB3)

Late medieval binding. (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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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