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 (leaf): 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.