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

MS. Bodl. 167

Summary Catalogue no.: 2025


Language(s): Latin

1. (fol. 1)
Peter of Blois, Compendium in Iob
Rubric: Tractatus a magistro Petro Blesensi ad regem Anglorum Henricum scriptus de vita Iob

With prologue.

2. (fol. 12v)
Gregory the Great, De cura pastorali
Rubric: Liber pastoralis beati Gregorii pape urbis Rome ad Johannem Rauennatem episcopum

With prologue and lists of chapters.

3. (fol. 56)
Gregory the Great, Homiliae XL in euangelia
Rubric: xl omelie

With prologue and list of the first thirty-five.

On fol. 155 is a copy of a Latin certificate that Robert Clayfeld collected for the king from Iwaley [Uley, and] Woodmancote in the county of Gloucester £3 14s. 7d., on Nov. 6, 1430, written partly over some older accounts.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 155 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 11.375 × 8.125 in.


2 cols.


White leather on boards, clasps lost, English work of the 2nd half of the 15th cent.


Origin: 14th century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Windsor, collegiate chapel: evidence of the binding (MLGB).

Presented by the dean and canons of Windsor in 1612.

Record Sources

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


Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-21: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.