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

MS. Bodl. 152

Summary Catalogue no.: 1945


Language(s): Latin

Willelmus Peraldus, Summa de uitiis
Incipit: Dicturi de singulis viciis incipiemus a vicio gule
Final rubric: Et sic explicit Summa de Vitiis
(fol. 185)
Rubric: Tabula Parisiensis de Vicijs

Alphabetical index of subjects, with a few theological notes, added, 15th cent.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Illuminated capitals.

Accompanying Material

Foll. iii-vi, 191–4 are parts of leaves from a Latin register of an ecclesiastical court, and record (fol. v verso) a citation respecting one Margareta Ludecok of 'Vltewelle' in the diocese of Ely, issued by archbp. Chicheley in 1440: (fol. vi) an appeal by Robartus Tasse of Walpole in the diocese of Norwich, 1443: (fol. vi verso) a suit brought by Katerina Botry against the executors of Robert (Botry? her uncle?), 1435: (fol. 193) an appointment by Thomas Powdyche of Sutton in the diocese of Lincoln of Richard Pyghttesley and Nicholas Paternoster, as his proctors, 1441: (fol. 194) a certificate of the marriage of William Babyngtone alias Wodebury or Perkes of Coventry and Katerina Catys at the priory of Walsingham on Nov. 1, 1431, made in 1439.


Origin: 13th century, third quarter; additions, 15th century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Fol. vii verso, 'Istum volumen composuit frater Gulielmus de Lugduno ordinis Predicatorum prouincie Anglie. Quod Willelmus Sybbe capellanus de Wysebeche Eliensis dioceseos etc. Deo gracias'. Cf. fol. 184v. William Gybbe: see P. Lucas, 'William Gybbe of Wisbech: a fifteenth century scribe', Codices Manuscripti 11 (1985).

Acquired not later than 1602.

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922), with additional reference to published literature as cited.

Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-02: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.