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

MS. e Mus. 62

Summary Catalogue no.: 3650


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good diagrams. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 382, pl. XXXIV)


Origin: 13th century, second quarter ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Kingswood, Gloucestershire, Cistercian abbey of St Mary the Virgin: "Liber monachorum Sancte Marie de Kingeswde per Ricardum priorem", in red and green caps. on flyleaf facing the 1st leaf of text (fol. 1v). It is strictly contemporary with the text. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Sir Thomas Herbert, 1666. (MLGB3)

Fols. 130r–133r in French. Rebound, but old chain mark shows in upper margin of fols. 1–5 towards the left side. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

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