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

MS. Bodl. 583

Summary Catalogue no.: 2214


Jacobus de Voragine, Distinctiones
Rubric: Incipit Tabula fratris Iacobi Ianuensis ... super Historias Biblie multum vtilis
Incipit: Abstinencia caro domatur

A list of the headings is at the end.

Language(s): Latin
John of Wykeham (?), Quaestiones quas movet Notyngham
Rubric: Questiones Notyngham super Euangelia per annum, quaterni xxj, precium xxixs. [added about 1460 or so, added when the volume was valued, probably as a cautio in some chest]
Incipit: Abraham pater meus exultaret et videret diem meum ... Super quo queritur quam diem
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 260 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 10.5 × 7.25 in.


2 cols.




White leather on bevelled boards, clasps lost, English contemporary work.


Origin: 15th century, middle ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Windsor, Berkshire, Royal collegiate chapel of St George: Medieval binding. Usual chain mark. Pressmark "M[?] A" on vellum patch pasted on fol. iii verso. Pressmark "A C" on middle of flyleaf (fol. ii verso). (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

MS. Bodl. 583 - endleaves (fols. i, 257-60)


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 13th century

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted (2022) from the Summary Catalogue (1922), with additional reference to published literature as cited; dating (B. Barker-Benfield) from the addenda to Pacht and Alexander (1974).


Last Substantive Revision

2022-06: Revised to incorporate all information in Summary Catalogue.