A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Bodl. 132

Summary Catalogue no.: 1893

Augustine, etc.; England (Robertsbridge), 13th century, second half

Contents

Language(s): Latin

(fol. iii verso)

List of contents

3. (fol. 27)
Augustine, De videndo Deo

With Retraction

5. (fol. 77)
Augustine, De moribus ecclesiae et de moribus Manichaeorum

With Retraction

7.
Rubric: Sententia beati Eusebij Emisseni de ... sacramento altaris (fol. 123v, extract)
8.
Rubric: Ambrosius de eodem (fol. 124, extract)
9. (fol. 124v)
Ps.-Bede (Ps.-Jerome), De luminaribus ecclesiae siue de duodecim doctoribus ad Desiderium
Rubric: Epistola beati Ieronimi presbiteri de duodecim lectoribus
12. (fol. 150v)
Augustine, De agone Christiano

With Retraction

15. (fol. 203)
Augustine, De ordine

With Retraction

At fols. 25, 26, 40, 48, 49, 50v, 51v, 55, 57v, 125v, 129v, 149, 159v are single sermons or letters of Augustine.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 229 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 11.625 × 8.75 in.

Layout

2 cols.

Hand(s)

‘Hunc librum scripsit frater Willelmus de Wodecherche, laicus quondam conversus Pontis Roberti. Cuius anima in pace requiescat. Amen’ (fol. 228)

Decoration

Illuminated capitals.

Binding

White leather on boards; clasps and title (under talc?) on side lost, 13th cent. (?) English work, with hump to protect the chain-clamp; there was once a large sheepskin cover over it

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; English, Robertsbridge, Cistercian abbey

Provenance and Acquisition

Robertsbridge, Cistercian abbey: 'Liber sancte Marie de Ponte Roberti. Qui eum abstulerit aut uendiderit uel quolibet modo ab hac domo alienauerit uel quamlibet eius partem absciderit, sit Anathema. Maranatha. Amen,' 13th cent.

Halferased entries on fol. i show that the volume was a cautio in some chest on Dec. 22, 1321, in the Cista Universitatis on March 16, 1323/4, and again on Feb. 1, 1332/3, probably at Oxford.

'Ego Johannes [de Grandison] Exoniensis episcopus nescio vbi est domus predicta. nec hunc librum abstuli. set modo legittimo adquisiui,' about 1350, see his hand at fols. 57v, 132v, etc.

Windsor, collegiate chapel.

Presented by the dean and canons of Windsor in 1612: with library mark.

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-25: Description revised to include all information in SC.