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

MS. Lyell 12

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials in red and blue (smaller ones red or blue), with elaborate pen flourishes in red, blue, and mauve extending into the upper and lower margins.

History

Origin: 13th century, late ; 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 by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on A. de la Mare, Catalogue of the Medieval Manuscripts Bequeathed to the Bodleian Library Oxford by James P. R. Lyell (1971)