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

MS. Lyell 12


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


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.


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 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/Mapping Manuscript Migrations 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.'