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

MS. Lyell 65


Life of St. Eustace
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Vinescroll type initial in red and violet ink on fol. 9r, and small initial in blue and red on fol. 113v; decorated red initial on fols. 1r, 8v, 41r, 80v, 98v, 127v, 145v. (P&A i. 93)


Origin: 12th century, late ; German, Steinfeld (Kall-Steinfeld), Premonstratensian abbey

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)