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

MS. Laud Misc. 700

Summary Catalogue no.: 1579


History of the Church of Durham to 1530 (continued from the preceding; attributed in part to William de Chambre)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 14th century; additions, 16th century (?) ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Durham, Benedictine cathedral priory of St Cuthbert (?) : Laud Misc. 700 is probably copied from Fairfax 6, a Durham manuscript, whence also passages were copied in BL Harley 4843. The OE Bede's Death Song is in the same hand in both manuscripts. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

William Clayton (s. xvi). John Richardson. (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).


Last Substantive Revision

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