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

MS. Lyell 50

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-40 || fols. 41-63

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Admont, Benedictine monastery

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)

MS. Lyell 50 - Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine initials of vinescroll type drawn in the ink of the text and rubrics, apparently before the text was written. (P&A i. 65)

History

Origin: 12th century, first half ; Austrian or German

MS. Lyell 50 - Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Plain red initials.

History

Origin: 12th century, late or 13th century, early ; Austrian or German