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

MS. Lyell 1


Gospel of St. John, glossed
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Initials in green, red, and blue on fols. 2 and 4. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 127)


Origin: 12th century, middle ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

James P. R. Lyell, 1871–1948

Chosen as one of the hundred manuscripts bequeathed to the Bodleian by Lyell in 1948.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from A. de la Mare, Catalogue of the Medieval Manuscripts Bequeathed to the Bodleian Library Oxford by James P. R. Lyell (1971)


Last Substantive Revision

2018-06-15: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.