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

MS. e Mus. 7

Summary Catalogue no.: 3568

Physical Description

Composite: pp. 1–508 || pp. 509–528 || pp. v-xii, 529–536

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Benedictine abbey of St Edmund, King and Martyr: 'Liber de armario claustri sancti Edmundi. A.3'. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

John Parry, 1653--4. (MLGB3)

MS. e Mus. 7 – Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Coloured capitals.

History

Origin: c. 1100 ; English, Bury St. Edmunds

MS. e Mus. 7 – Part 2

Contents

Justinian, Codex (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: c. 1300 ; English, Bury St. Edmunds

MS. e Mus. 7 – Part 3

Contents

Polyphonic music (fragments)
Language(s): Latin and French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century, early ; English, Bury St. Edmunds

Additional Information

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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