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): Middle English
Chronicle of England (Brut Chronicle) to 1419 ('peculiar version': Lister Matheson, The Prose Brut (1998), pp. 266–7)
Language(s): Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander iii. 905, pl. LXXXVII:

Fine miniatures (including coloured marginal drawings)

Fine borders.

Fine initials.

Fine coats of arms.

Fine miniature, fol. 1, by a foreign (Italian (?)) hand.

Fine calligraphic initials.


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 Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (29 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.