How and when the manuscript arrived in the archives is unknown. Francis Swan (1787-1878) matriculated at Exeter College in 1803. He obtained a Demyship at Magdalen in 1807, receiving his BA in 1808 and his MA in 1810. Swan was a Fellow of Magdalen College from 1810-24, serving as Junior Dean of Arts in 1812, Senior Dean of Arts in 1813, Bursar in 1814 and Dean of Divinity in 1820. He was named Rector of Sausthorpe in 1819 and died in 1878.
Catalogued February 2005.