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

MS. Bodl. 315

Summary Catalogue no.: 2712


Richard Rolle, Paruum Iob
Language(s): Latin
Peter of Limoges, Oculus moralis
Language(s): Latin
John of Salisbury, Policraticus
Language(s): Latin
John of Salisbury, Metalogicon
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good border, initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 820)


Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: "Istum librum dedit Decano et Capitulo Ecclesie Cathedralis beati Petri Exoniensis magister Johannes Steuenys quondam eiusdem ecclesie canonicus cathenandum in eorum communi libraria post obitum magistri Rogeri Keys [d. 1477]. Et quicumque illum sine licencia prediciti capituli abstulerit, vel folium inde resciderit. anathemizatur eo facto. Qui quidem liber continet ...". (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Listed in Steven's will in Chapter MS. 2356. (MLGB3)

Presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter in 1602.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.