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

MS. Bodl. 61

Summary Catalogue no.: 2023

Contents

Some theological notes are added on fols. iii verso-iv verso.

Language(s): Latin
1. (fol. 1)
Speculum Christiani
Final rubric: Speculum Christiani secundum T. W.
Incipit: ⟨Dominus in⟩ Euangelio. Qui ex Deo est

At fol. vi precedes a tabula tractatuum.

Language(s): Latin and English
2. (fol. 50)
Ps.-Bernard, Meditationes piissimae de cognitione humanae conditionis
Rubric: Meditaciones beati Bernardi
Incipit: Multi multa sciunt
Language(s): Latin
3. (fol. 66v)
⟨John Gobi⟩, De spiritu Guidonis
Rubric: Hic primo tangitur quoddam miraculum de vno spiritu qui vocatur Guydo
Incipit: Ut dicit Augustinus
Language(s): Latin
4. (fol. 79)
Ps.-Bonaventure, Meditationes Bonauenturae
Rubric: ... Secrete meditaciones de vita et passione Domini nostri Ihesu Christi, quas scripsit cardinalis Bonaventura ad quandam feminam religiosam
Incipit: Anima Dei insignata ymagine
Language(s): Latin

At fol. 85 follow four meditations:

(fol. 85)
Ps.-Jerome, Conturbatio animae in extremis
Incipit: Pensandum quippe
(fol. 86)
Anselm, Meditatio I
Incipit: Terret me vita mea
(fol. 88)
Anselm, Deploratio virginitatis amissae
Incipit: Anima mea anima erumnosa
(fol. 90v)
Ps.-Bonaventure, De proprietate amoris
Incipit: O amor ardens
Language(s): Latin
5. (fol. 92)
Honorius of Autun, Elucidarium (extracts)
Rubric: Lucidarius preclarus
Incipit: Gloriose magister, rogo te
Language(s): Latin
6. (fol. 106)
Richard Rolle, Emendatio uitae
Rubric: Libellus de regula viuendi
Incipit: Ne tardes conuerti
Final rubric: Explicit iste tractatus quod Ricardus Hampolde [added]
Language(s): Latin
7. (fol. 125v)
Treatise on holy days
Incipit: Festiuis autem diebus debent Christiani intendere
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: vi + 133 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 7.75 × 5.5 in.

Decoration

Illuminated capitals.

Binding

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

History

Origin: 15th century, early ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Dr. 'Thomas James' wrote his name on fol. 129.

Presented by dr. Rowland Searchfield, then B.D., in 1602.

MS. Bodl. 61 - endleaves (fols. i-v, 129-33)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922).

Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-21: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.