Statutes of St. Mary Hospital, Florence, written in about A.D. 1600 in Venice (?)
'... Magni & præexcellentis Hospitalis titulo Sanctæ Mariæ Nouę in vrbe Florentina, principium ordo et Institutio ...', consisting almost entirely of the statutes of the hospital.
- Creation: written in about A.D. 1600 in Venice (?)
Language of Materials
MS. Bowyer 4
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. IV, no 22083
There is a bookplate bearing a blackamoor holding a palm branch in his right hand (17th cent. ?). Bought by 'George Bowyer, Temple', probably in 1834.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1842.
On parchment, in a green baize cover, binding: binding is leaf of a 14th cent. folio Latin antiphonary
9 1/2 × 6 3/4 in.