MS. Arch. Selden. B. 16
Summary Catalogue no.: 3362
Initials. Fols. 1r-73r col. I line 14 and 135r-222v written by William of Malmesbury in 1129. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 93)
Provenance and Acquisition
Malmesbury, Wiltshire, Benedictine Abbey of St Mary the Virgin and St Aldhelm: Partly in a hand which occurs in Malmesbury MSS. and has been identified as that of Wm. of Malmesbury: Cambridge, U.L., Ii.3.20, Cambridge, CCC, 330, Trinity Coll. 1301, Lambeth Palace 224, Bodleian, Arch. Seld. B.16, Auct. F.3.14, Lincoln Coll., lat. 100, Magdalen Coll., lat. 172, Merton Coll. 181, fol. 230 (binding leaf); Oriel Coll. 42 contain writing in a hand identified as that of William of Malmesbury; for nos. 3–7 cf. N.R. Ker in E.H.R. 59 (1944), pp. 371–76. Cf. Stubbs, Gesta Regum, RS 1, pp. cxxxi ff. (MLGB3: evidence from the style of script or illumination).
Hand of fols. 73ra/15–134v occurs in Merton 181 q. v.; arrow g's, fols. 109v, 110v, 134r. (MLGB3)
Acquired by the Bodleian in 1659
Digital Bodleian (13 images from 35mm slides)
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Last Substantive Revision
2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.