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

MS. Bodl. 29

Summary Catalogue no.: 1876

Contents

Indexes of subjects are on fols. 128v, 179v. Later theological notes on fols. 127–8, cf. 175v, 176v, 178v (quoting some English), 180v (also quoting English). The English verse on fol. 178v (not in DIMEV) is pr. R. Newhauser, ' "Strong it is to flitte" ', in Literature and religion in the later Middle Ages: philological studies in honor of Siegfried Wenzel (1995) pp. 321–2.

Language(s): Latin and English

Physical Description

Composite: two parts
Form: codex
Extent: ii + 180 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 7.125 × 5.375 in.

Decoration

Coloured capitals.

Accompanying Material

Foll. i-ii are fragments of a rent-roll (13th cent.) of lands near Rouen

History

Provenance and Acquisition

'J. Foxus': possibly John Foxe, -1587.

The volume appears to have reached the Library in 1603 or 1604.

MS. Bodl. 29 – Part 1

Contents

(fol. 1)
⟨Nicholas de Byard⟩, Summa de abstinentia

A 15th century hand has written 'Manipulus morum' at the head.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century, early

MS. Bodl. 29 – Part 2

Contents

(fol. 129)
Summa theologica
Incipit: Circa preceptorum descripcionem

In 34 chapters, beginning with 'De preceptis', and ending with 'de paciencia': a list of chapters is at fol. 173v. Attributed by Bloomfield (no. 787) to Gilbertus Minorita, who seems to be a bibliographical ghost: cf. Newhauser, ' "Strong it is to flitte" ', pp. 321–2. Fols. 129–136 are injured in the margin and slightly in the text. The words on fol. 174 should follow fol. 132.

Language(s): Latin
(fols. 168v-173v)
Guilelmus de Lanicea, Themata dominicalia super Dietam salutis
Incipit: Dominica prima in Aduentu. Abiciamus opera tenebrarum

See Newhauser, ' "Strong it is to flitte" ', pp. 321–2.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: c. 1300

Additional Information

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-23: Description revised to include all information in SC with reference to published literature as cited.