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

MS. Bodl. 427

Summary Catalogue no.: 2514


Nicholas de Gorran, Distinctiones theologicae
Rubric: Distinctiones fratris Nicholay de Gorham ordinis fratrum Praedicatorum
Incipit: Abeuncium per hunc mundum

Theological common-places in alphabetical order of subjects

Followed at fol. 161 by a list of the lemmata:.

After which is added a list of the texts of the same author's Fundamentum aureum or short Latin sermons for Saints' Days.

Language(s): Latin
2. (fols 163v, 164r)
Medical recipes
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iv + 166 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 10.75 × 7.25 in.


Fols 153-164 are imperfect at the lower outer corner


2 cols


Coloured capitals


Origin: c. 1300

Provenance and Acquisition

'Iste liber constat magistro Johanni Huett de Aldirmari', = Aldermanbury, London, 16th century (fol. 163)

Acquired by the Bodleian before 1655

MS. Bodl. 427, flyleaves


(fols iii-iv)

Four leaves

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment


Origin: 14th century ; France

Additional Information

Record Sources

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


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 6: Fragments - Office Books, Rituals, Directories (typescript, 1957), p. 294

Last Substantive Revision

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