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

MS. Lyell 47


Laurent d'Orleans , Somme le Roi
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


The initials are flourished with penwork in Bruges style; that on fol. 1r is red and blue flourished in blue and red, the rest are red with blue or blue with red.


Origin: 15th century, second half ; French, Bruges (?)

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)