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

MS. Lyell 48


Buonaccorso da Montemagno, Controuersia de nobilitate (French translation by Jean Miélot)
Language(s): Middle French
Adenet le Roy, Cléomadès (abbreviated prose version)
Language(s): Middle French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper (with parchment flyleaves)


Initial on fol. 1r in blue and red flourished in red and brown; other initials blue and red, or plain red.


Origin: 15th century, middle ; Flemish (?) or ; French, North (?)

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.