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

MS. Lyell 6


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


On fol. 7, foliage initial in red, blue, and green on a square yellow-brown background outlined in green. Other initials: red flourished in blue or blue in red. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 311)


Origin: 13th century, first half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

St Osyth, Essex, Augustinian abbey of St Peter, St Paul, and St Osyth: 'Iste liber pertinet monasterio sancte Osythe' on verso of last leaf, s. xv/xvi, erased, but legible by a u.v. light. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Mostyn MS. 92. (MLGB3)

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

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.