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

MS. Bodl. 424

Summary Catalogue no.: 2324


Johannes de Burgo, Pupilla oculi
Rubric: Pupilla oculi

Preceded by an index of subjects

With another more formal chapter on the same subject (fol. 158): beg:

Incipit: Debentes racionem de nobis bonam reddere

See MS. Bodl. 182, with a similar acrostic

At the end is an extra chapter, adding several sentences to that in MS. Bodl. 182, and entitled in the colophon 'Modus pronunciandi sentencias excommunicacionum'

Language(s): Latin

Erased English text, fol. ii, see Provenance.

Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: vii + 163 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 10.375 × 7.125 in.




Red leather on boards, clasps lost, 15th century English work


Origin: 15th century, first quarter ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Four half-erased English lines are on fol. ii, and a few personal names on fol. 161v

This volume probably reached the Library during 1605, as it appears in the Appendix of the 1605 catalogue

Record Sources

Description adapted (May 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922)

Last Substantive Revision

2023-05-04: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)