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.