MS. Bodl. 630
Summary Catalogue no.: 1953
Theological and devotional miscellany; England, 15th century, early
Fol. ii verso: list of contents.
With list of chapters.
In two books.
Eight sermons, perhaps not by Augustine (Migne's Patrol. Lat. 38–39, 2211, 2237, 2303, 1946, 2266, 1952, 1886, 2180)
Five sermons (Migne's Patrol. Lat. 38–9, 75, 1706, 1533, 1522, 1535)
Three sermons here ascribed to st. Augustine, two of which are extracts from his Enchiridion, and the third may be.
Followed by concordance of the Gospels (fol. 274v: Stegmüller, Bibl. 10082), a logical division of the books of the Bible (fol. 278: Stegmüller, Bibl. 10083), and a list of lessons (fol. 278v); ed. W. Ross in Modern Philology 34, No. 4 (May, 1937), pp. 337–344.
Medieval binding, vellum wrapper stitched on five thongs. (MLGB)
Provenance and Acquisition
‘Precium libri iiij marce ij s.’, 15th cent. (fol. 284)
Syon Abbey: ... 'Hunc librum librarie fratrum de Syon Johanna Buklonde relicta Ricardi Buklonde ciuis & piscarij Londoniensis dedit fratri Rogero Twiforde & ceteris fratribus de Syon ad orandum pro ea & pro anima dicti Ricardi' (late 15th cent.?): it was numbered N 64 in the catalogue of about 1526.
'Botley', 16th cent. (fol. 284v).
Presented by sir Robert Cotton (with his 'votiva ara' on fol. 1) in 1603.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04-03: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.