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

St John's College MS 235 (fragment 30)

Sermons (binding fragment)


Language(s): Latin


including one incipit: ‘Sermo quintus Vnde ememus panes […] Iohannis 6. Duo sunt hic consideranda scilicet qui sunt isti quinque panes et quid per quinque milia […] ’; the only similar item in Schneyer, is JOHANNES DE CASTELLO, sermon 414 (3:406).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fol. 1.
Dimensions (leaf): 195 × 133 mm.
Dimensions (written): 140 × 95 mm.
Foliation: An old foliation ‘77’


In long lines, 30 lines to the page. No prickings; ruled in stylus.


Written in England in gothic textura semiquadrata, s. xiii/xiv.


The heading in red.

Two-line unflourished red lombards; the text divided by red paraphs.


Origin: s. xiii/xiv ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

a theological note (s. xvii).

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 30 only.

Record Sources

Ralph Hanna, A descriptive catalogue of the western medieval manuscripts of St. John's College, Oxford (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002)


For enquiries relating to this manuscript please contact St John's College Library.


    Johannes Baptist Schneyer, Repertorium der lateinischen Sermones des Mittelalters für die Zeit von 1150–1350, 11 vols. (Münster i. W., 1969–90).

Funding of Cataloguing

Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Thompson Family Charitable Trust

Last Substantive Revision

2022-01: First online publication

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