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

MS. Rawl. C. 86

Summary Catalogue no.: 11951

Contents

1.
The northern passion,

fols. 1-30

Language(s): English
2.
Ranulf Hidgen , Polychronicon (extracts in English translation)
Language(s): English
3.
Romances and ballads
Language(s): English
4.
Religious and other poems
Language(s): English and Latin
5.
Medical texts
Language(s): English
6.
John Lydgate , Poems
Language(s): English
7.
Chaucer , Poems
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper

Decoration

Fine miniature, border (unfinished (?)), initials, fols. 1-30. (P&A iii. 1027, pl. XCVII)

History

Origin: 15th century, middle - 16th century, early ; English

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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography