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

MS. Bodl. 225

Summary Catalogue no.: 2114


Language(s): Latin

Guy d'Evreux, Sermones dominicales de tempore et de sanctis
Rubric: Sermones dominicales fratris Guydonis de ordine fratrum Predicatorum, quos compilauit in conuentu Ebrodiensis
Incipit: Notandum in principio
Incipit: Nunc enim propinquior ... Prope est Dominus

At fol. 139 in an index.

At fols. 141v, 177v follow two series of sermons de Sanctis, etc., each preceded by an index.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: v + 223 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 11.625 × 8.375 in.


2 cols.


Illuminated border, capitals.


Origin: 14th century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Bury St Edmunds, Benedictine abbey, pressmark ‘S.30’: 'Sermones Guydonis–de communitate monachorum Sancti Edmundi,' 'Liber monachorum Sancti Edmundi . de redempcione domini Johannis Swaffham sacriste . S. 30.' (14th century: MLGB3)

Given by William Smart to Pembroke College, Cambridge, in 1599. (No. 182 in James, Ecloga?, MLGB3)

Acquired apparently about 1613–15.

Record Sources

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


Last Substantive Revision

2020-05-20: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.