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Ninety-two letters of Peter of Blois (Petrus Blesensis), written in the second half of the 13th century

MS. Add. A. 9
Held at the Weston Library

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Ninety-two letters of Peter of Blois (Petrus Blesensis), some written in the names of other persons: at end 'Explicit Summa magistri Petri Blesensis Bathoniensis archidiaconi': a list giving the subject and first words of each letter precedes. On fol. 50 follows his treatise de Hierosolymitana percgrinatione acceleranda, without title or colophon.

A facsimile of the colophon of the letters, as above, is on plate vii of the Libri Sale Catalogue.


  • Creation: written in the second half of the 13th century


56 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Add. A. 9

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 24748.

Custodial History

On fol. 3a is entered a Latin inventory of plate perhaps belonging to 'Jo. de Magno Ponte', imperfect, written in about A.D. 1300 in England.

Catalogue of the ... collection of Splendid Manuscripts ... formed by M. Guglielmo Libri 1859 no. 792.

Physical Facet

On parchment, in parts stained


6 7/8 × 5 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom