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

MS. Bodl. 133

Summary Catalogue no.: 1896

Physical Description

Composite: two parts
Extent: iv + 152 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 11.875 × 8.375 in.


2 cols.


White leather on boards, clasp lost, English 15th cent. work


Provenance and Acquisition

Windsor, collegiate chapel

Presented by the dean and canons of Windsor in 1612.

MS. Bodl. 133 – Part 1


Language(s): Latin

1. (fol. 1)
Richard of St.-Victor, Liber exceptionum (imperfect)

The first two books and the first fourteen and a half chapters of the third have been torn out, except for a few letters on foll. ii-iii: text beg. 'Racionale quod circa pectus erat'. There is an additional chapter at fol. 22 'De sancto Remigio' et de unguento sacro Rhemis asservato.

2. (fol. 36)
Alanus de Insulis, Summa de arte predicandi
Rubric: Summa magistri Alani de arte predicandi
Incipit: Uidit Iacob scalam ... Scala igitur ista est profectus

The last few leaves are missing, the text ending 'penitenciam agere aut ig-', in chapter 30.

3. (fol. 53)

Latin sermons on Sundays and (fol. 87v) Holy days: the first beg.

Incipit: Regem uenturum Dominum ... Quia aduentum ingressi

Part of the series is

(fol. 92)
⟨Honorius of Autun⟩, ⟨Sigillum Mariae⟩ (Stegmüller, Bibl. 3574) (extract)
Rubric: Cantica canticorum de Sancta Maria
Incipit: Gloriosa uirgo Maria typum ecclesie gerit

At fol. 102v follow a few miscellaneous sermons.

4. (fol. 106)
Innocent III, De miseria condicionis humanae

Ends 'indagator. Hunc nemo' in bk. iii, ch. 15, a leaf being lost.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 13th century, first half ; French (?)

MS. Bodl. 133 – Part 2


Language(s): Latin

Prévostin of Cremona, Summa theologica
Incipit: Qui producit ventos ... Dominus ille magnus

Here without title or author, and unfinished, ending 'seueritas quanto seuerius'.

(fols. 149–50)

Theological notes written with a metal stilus.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Illuminated capitals.


Origin: 13th century, first half ; French (?)

Additional Information

Record Sources

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


Last Substantive Revision

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