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

MS. Lyell 60

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Some blue or red initials flourished in contrasting colours, including figures on fols. 124v (a shepherd?), 140r (a king); other initials plain red or blue. (P&A i. 166)

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; Austrian, Melk (?)

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)