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

MS. e Mus. 229

Summary Catalogue no.: 3737


Language(s): Latin
Customs of the Stews in the Bishop of Winchester's liberty in Southwark
Language(s): Middle English and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Miniature (oil painting on parchment, later (?)), let into upper cover. Written for William Corum, the bishop's steward 1461–1485. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1134)


Red leather on boards, with sunken panel on front cover from which the contents have been removed and a painting added of Christ crucified (see further no. 3865, p. 148), 16th cent. English work.


Origin: 15th century, second half ; English

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.