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

MS. Bodl. 252

Summary Catalogue no.: 2504


Bede, Homiliae euangelii
Language(s): Latin
Leo the Great, Sermones
Language(s): Latin
Leo the Great, Epistolae
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fleuronneé initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 400)


Origin: 13th century, first half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Oxford, Oxfordshire, Balliol College: 'Liber domus de Balliolo in Oxonia ex legato et dono magistri Roberti Thwaites quondam magistri eiusdem domus ac decani Aukland'. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Mr John de Legh (s. xv in.) Thomas Chace (Master of Balliol 1411–1427), d. 1449. Given by Dr. Thomas James. (MLGB3)

R. Thwaites master 1450–1458. = MS. 130 in Balliol Library 1600. Oxford cauciones s. xv in. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.