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

MS. Bodl. 423

Summary Catalogue no.: 2322

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-127 || B || C || D || fols. 355-414

MS. Bodl. 423 - Part 1

Contents

1.
Sermons
Language(s): Latin
2.
Theological notes and extracts
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Penwork

History

Origin: 12th century, end ; English

MS. Bodl. 423 - Part 2

Contents

1.
Fervor amoris
Language(s): English
2.
Religious meditations and treatises
Language(s): English
3.
Ailred of Rievaulx , De institutione inclusarum (English translation)
Language(s): English
4.
A tretise to lerne to wepe (poem)
Language(s): English
5.
The Book of Tribulation
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: c. 1430-1440 ; English

MS. Bodl. 423 - Part 3

Contents

The Craft of Dying
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Coloured capitals and unfinished border.

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; English

MS. Bodl. 423 - Part 4

Contents

The Prick of Conscience
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Illuminated capitals.

History

Origin: 15th century, first half ; English

MS. Bodl. 423 - Part 5

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Penwork.

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; English

Additional Information

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography