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

MS. Bodl. 286

Summary Catalogue no.: 2433


1. (fols 2-105)
Duns Scotus, Commentary on Peter Lombard, Sentences, book IV
Explicit: Expliciunt tituli Questionum super quartum Sententiarum magistri Iohannis Scoti doctoris subtilis ordinis fratrum Minorum, cuius anima requi⟨e⟩scat in pace. Amen
Language(s): Latin
2. (fol. 106)
List of Quaestiones
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 111 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 15.375 × 11 in.


2 cols


Pächt and Alexander iii. 743

Good initial


Origin: 14th century, second half ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

John Orum, canon of Wells (d. c. 1436): 'Liber Johannis Orum archidiaconi Barum quem dedit ecclesie Exoniensi. Si quis ipsum alienauerit indignacionem Dei & beatorum Petri & Pauli incurrat': a similar inscription on fol. 1v states that it was given 'communi librarie Exoniensi', cf. fol. iii

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution)

Presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter in 1602

Record Sources

Description adapted (November 2022) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973)


Last Substantive Revision

2022-11-29: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)