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

MS. Laud Misc. 619

Summary Catalogue no.: 759


Ranulph Higden, Polichronicon (to 1348)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 15th century, end ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Fountains, Yorkshire, Cistercian abbey of St Mary the Virgin: "liber sancte Marie de ffontibus" (s. xv ex.), at head of fol. 1r. No pressmark. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

s. xv–xvi: Thomas Pawling. John Hayson. John Stanhope. Laud "1633". (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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

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