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

MS. Rawl. Q. f. 8

Summary Catalogue no.: 27836

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Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, fourth quarter (perhaps between 1171 and 1177) ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Ely, Cambridgeshire, Benedictine abbey and (1109) cathedral priory of St Peter and St Etheldreda: "Iste liber pertinet ecclesie Eliensi" (foot of last leaf: fol. 122v). Ely cross-mark on fol. 1r (outer margin). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Lord Somess "a.35", "His. Aug. 21", "q I 18." Sir Joseph Jekyll (lot 259 in sale 1739). (MLGB3)

No old flyleaves; binding of s. xviii 1 . (MLGB3)

Richard Rawlinson, 1690–1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1895).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.