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

MS. Bodl. 200

Summary Catalogue no.: 1921


Thomas Aquinas, Commentary on Peter Lombard, Sentences, bk. IV
Rubric: iiijus Sentenciarum secundum fratrem Thomam de Aquino ordinis Predicatorum. iiijus
Incipit: Misit uerbum suum ... Ex peccato primi hominis

With some notes.

Fol. 201 is cut across, but no part is lost.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment; some damp-stains on the last leaves
Extent: i + 359 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 12.625 × 9.25 in.


2 cols.


Good penwork border, perhaps added slightly later. Fleuronnée initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 523)


Red leather on mill-board, Reading work of the early 16th cent., worn.


Origin: c. 1300 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Reading Abbey: ‘Ex dono Willelmi de Box claustralibus Radingie cuius anime propicietur Deus. Amen’, late 14th cent.

Presented by William Burdet in 1608.

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2020) from the following sources:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, III (1973), no. 523 [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-31: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.