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

MS. Lyell 27


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Two main hands: a and b. Large initials in blue and red with pen flourishes in red and brown extending into the margins, smaller initials blue flourished in red; rubrics in b only.


Origin: 15th century, first half ; 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)


    Published descriptions:

    Elizabeth Solopova, Manuscripts of the Wycliffite Bible in the Bodleian and Oxford College Libraries (Liverpool, 2016), cat. 37