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

MS. Laud Misc. 733

Summary Catalogue no.: 1129


Johannes de Bado aureo, Tractatus de armis (English translation)
Language(s): English
Chronicle of England (Brut Chronicle) to 1419 ('peculiar version': Lister Matheson, The Prose Brut (1998), pp. 266-7)
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures (including coloured marginal drawings), borders, initials, coats of arms. Fine miniature, fol. 1, by a foreign (Italian (?)) hand. Fine calligraphic initials. (P&A iii. 905, pl. LXXXVII)


Origin: c. 1440-1450 ; English

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 P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (29 images from 35mm slides)