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

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography