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

MS. Bodl. 320

Summary Catalogue no.: 2234


Language(s): Latin

Iacobus de Voragine, Sermones dominicales
Rubric: Incipiunt Sermones dominicales fratris Jacobi archiepiscopi Januensis

With preface.

Alphabetical index of subjects.

Marginal notes.

On fols. ii v, 1, 191r are some 15th cent. Latin theological extracts, one of which runs 'Nota quod ecclesie parochiales in Anglia xlv. millia xi. & ville lij. millia iiijxx Feoda militum lx. millia .cc xv. Inde in manibus religiosorum xxviij millia .xv', the rest are devotional.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 191 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 13.5 × 9.325 in.


2 cols.




White sheepskin (about 1602) over older sewing and boards.


Origin: 15th century, first half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: "Liber Henrici Webbere titulo empcionis precium xxx s." "Accomodato[sic] magistro Iohanni Euelynge" (fol. 1r). H. Webber was dean of Exeter (d. 1477); J. Evelinge was rector of Exeter Coll. Oxford (1443-1449). (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Presented by the Dean and Chapter of Exeter, 1602.

Record Sources

Description adapted (Oct. 2022) from the Summary Catalogue (1922), with additional reference to other literature as cited.


Last Substantive Revision

2022-10: Revised to incorporate all information in printed catalogues.