Vite sanctorum

Title

  • Vite sanctorum
Location 
  • Oxford Bodleian Library 
Subject
  • Life of St. Achardus. 

Provenance

  • Type of evidence: Ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution c.1400.
  • "Malmesbur.    xxxix" (fol. 1r), s. xv.
  • "Willelm Malmesbury fecit scribi istum librum" (fol. ii verso), s. xv.
  • Written after 1050 in Jumièges, France. Could not have come to Malmesbury until after 1106. 
  • Description:  First page of text. Initial D(ominis) with figure of St. Achardus. Slide roll title: French Illumination in Normandy, late 11th century.
Description
  • Material: Parchment

  • Composite manuscript.

  • Latin

Age
  • Before 1072

Comment
  • Remains of British Library Cotton Vitellius D.xvii fols1-27 likely to be a detached part of this manuscript.

Ownership/Copyright
Reference Information
  • Shelfmark:  Bodleian Library MS. Bodl. 852 

  • Folio/page:  fol. 001r

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