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

MS. Rawl. poet. 224

Summary Catalogue no.: 14715

Contents

Poems, liturgical pieces, etc., connected with the Holy Tear

Written for the monastery of the Holy Trinity at Vendôme, which preserved the relic.

Language(s): Latin, French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniature, border, initials. (P&A i. 742, pl. LVIII)

History

Origin: 1453-1461 and 1528 ; 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).

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