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

MS. Bodl. 194

Summary Catalogue no.: 2101


Language(s): Latin

1. (fol. 1)
Gregory the Great, De cura pastorali
Rubric: Pastoralia beati Gregorii pape

With capitula.

2. (fol. 44v)
Gregory the Great, Homiliae XL in euangelia
Rubric: Omelie beati Gregorii pape

At fol. 145 one anonymous sermon is added

Incipit: Cum appropinquasset Ihesus Ierosolimam ... Quoniam extollebatur in honoribus
⟨Odo of Cheriton⟩, Sermo 55

Schneyer IV, 486.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 148 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 11.75 × 8.25 in.


2 cols.


Illuminated capitals.


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


Origin: 14th century, late ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Windsor, collegiate chapel: 'pressmark "CN[?]" at head of fol. i verso. Binding of s. xv generally resembles Bodley 192. Usual chainmark on lower edge, but not on side of front cover' (MLGB).

Presented by the dean and canons of Windsor in 1612

Record Sources

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


Last Substantive Revision

2020-05-18: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.