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

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 50

Summary Catalogue no.: 3352


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine historiated border, initials (partly defaced). Humanistic script. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 607, pl. LVIII)


Origin: c. 1460 ; Italian, Padua

Provenance and Acquisition

Oxford, Oxfordshire, University: 'Liber hic pertinet ad universitatem Oxoniensem, ut cathinetur in i [?] bibliotheca' (fol. 1v, s. xv). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

John Tiptoft, Earl of Gloucester (d. 1470). (MLGB3)

John Selden, 1584–1654

Acquired by the Bodleian in 1659

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (8 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

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