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

MS. Lyell 90


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Initials red or blue with pen flourishes in violet or green. On fol. 1r a crude initial in silver and gold and an unfinished border of foliage, added 16th-17th century, drawn in ink, washed in yellow, and partly coloured red. (P&A i. 889)


Origin: 15th century ; Spanish

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/Mapping Manuscript Migrations 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.'