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

MS. Rawl. D. 263

Summary Catalogue no.: 15536


William of Malmesbury , Life of St Dunstan,

in two main hands; first 16th century, beginning, responsible for fols. 1-33.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Initial (fols. 1-33). (P&A iii. 1178)


Origin: 16th century, beginning and 15th century ; 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).