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

MS. Bodl. 58

Summary Catalogue no.: 2006

Contents

Language(s): Latin

1. (fol. 1)
John Waleys, Breuiloquium de uirtutibus antiquorum principum et philosophorum
Rubric: Breuiloquium Johannis Wallensis de quatuor virtutibus cardinalibus secundum dicta principum et philosophorum
Incipit: Quoniam misericordia & veritas
2. (fol. 51)
Jacobus de Cessolis, Liber de moribus hominum et officiis nobilium ac popularium super ludo scaccorum
Rubric: Liber quem composuit frater Jacobus de Cessolis ordinis fratrum Predicatorum qui intitulatur de moribus hominum et officijs nobilium super ludo Scachorum
Incipit: (prologue) Multorum fratrum ordinis
Incipit: (text) Inter omnia mala signa

With list of chapters.

3.
Tractatus de regimine sanitatis secundum Bartholomeum (TK 1614G)
Rubric: Tractatus de regimine sanitatis secundum Bartholomeum in suo Breuiario
Incipit: Ut autem dicit Galienus

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 147 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 7.75 × 5.375 in.

Decoration

Illuminated capitals.

History

Origin: c. 1400 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Winchester, cathedral priory: erased inscription on fol. 1, ‘Liber sancti Swithini Wyntoniensis ecclesie’

Henry Jackson (of Corpus Christi college, Oxford), 1600: inscription, fol. 144.

Acquired probably by purchase from Jackson in 1619–20.

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922), with additional reference to other published literature as cited.

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-14: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.