Bible (Genesis to Ruth)

Scope and Content

Manuscript Latin Bible dating from the early 13th century, being the first volume of a set, and containing the Books Genesis to Ruth preceded by a commentary. The manuscript is the work of several hands.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.


Single item.

Access Information

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

The manuscript is part of a collection of bibles bequeathed to the University of London Library by Mrs.Ethel M.Wood in 1971.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

6½" x 4". Initials in red; marginal pen decorations. Modern vellum binding.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.