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

MS. Bodl. 480

Summary Catalogue no.: 2020


The Pricking of Love

Middle English version of James of Milan (Ps.-Bonaventure), Stimulus amoris, perhaps by Walter Hilton .

Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good initials. Additions with historiated initial of 16th century, second half. Contemporary notes on the illumination, fol. 64v. (P&A iii. 951)


Origin: 15th century, first half; additions, 16th century, second half ; English

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).