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School records and ordinances, written in 1704-1806 in Murano

MS. Bowyer 6
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

'... Matricola della veneranda Scola ouero Confraternità di Santa Lucia in S. Stefano di Murano nouamente eretta l'anno 1704 ...', containing chiefly ordinances from 1704 to 1806, with some signatures. Some of the earlier leaves are represented by later copies.

The 19th cent. bookplate bears a complicated coat of which the dexter chief division is, or a bend vairé argent and azure coticed gules: beneath is 'S. C. F. A. M.', which may possibly refer to the school.


  • Creation: written in 1704-1806 in Murano


67 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian


MS. Bowyer 6

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 22085

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1842.

Related Materials

See also MS. Bowyer 5 for a work with the same bookplate and signature.

Physical Facet

On parchment, binding: red velvet on boards, with green baize cover


9 1/2 × 7 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom