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

MS. Bodl. 303

Summary Catalogue no.: 2089


Language(s): Latin

1. (fol. 1)
Ps.-William de Montibus, Sermones 'Filius matris'
Incipit: Viro bone fame ... W. Dei gratia . N. ecclesie dispensatori fedelissimo, Filius matris sue ...
Incipit: Quoniam nonnullos nostri temporis
Incipit: Appropinquans Ihesus ... Non sum magni causa misterij

Schneyer II.509–13 (this manuscript).

A list of the sermons is on fol. iii verso.

At fol. 69v follows a single sermon on the Assumption

Incipit: Astitit regina a dextris tuis. Beata Maria a dextris tuis
2. (fol. 71)
Peter of Blois, Epistolae
Rubric: Epistole Petri Blesensis Bathoniensis archidiaconi

With list of letters and preface. A modern list on fol. iv is a concordance of the Letters here and the numbering in Giles's edition.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iv + 200 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 13 × 8.75 in.


Illuminated capitals.


Origin: 15th century, early ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Apparently acquired about 1618–20.

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

2020-05-11: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.