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

MS. Rawl. Q. b. 6

Summary Catalogue no.: 27855


Lancelot Cycle, Branches 3, 4, 5.
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniature (defaced), borders, historiated and other initials. Fols. 1-245 were written by Ernouls of Amiens, colophon fol. 187v. (P&A i. 586, pl. XLIV)


Origin: 14th century, beginning ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

Richard Rawlinson, 1690-1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1895). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (524 images from 35mm slides)