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

MS. Rawl. A. 374

Summary Catalogue no.: 15473

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Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

One fine, many other initials. (P&A iii. 152, pl. XV)

fol. 1v

  • Type initial I
  • Subject Coiled tendrils with foliage and flowers; two animal heads.

History

Origin: 12th century, middle ; English, Lanthony

Provenance and Acquisition

Richard Rawlinson, 1690-1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ...viri munificentissimi Ricardi Rawlinson, J.C.D., codicum...complectens, Quarto Catalogues V, 5 fascicles, 1862-1900). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973). Additional description of decoration by Elizabeth Solopova, c. 2000.

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