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

MS. Bodl. 632

Summary Catalogue no.: 1957

Contents

There are theological notes at fols. iii, 98v.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Composite: three parts
Extent: iii + 120 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 8.5 × 6 in.

Decoration

Coloured capitals.

Binding

White leather on boards, worn, English 15th cent. work

Accompanying Material

Fols. i-ii are part of a 15th cent. computus of the bishopric of Durham.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Probably acquired by the Library between 1605 and 1611.

MS. Bodl. 632 - Part 1

Contents

(fol. iii verso)
Augustine, De diuersis quaestionibus ad Simplicianum
Rubric: Augustini ad Simplicianum Liber primus

Bk. 2, fol. 30v.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 11th century (?) ; French (?)

MS. Bodl. 632 - Part 2

Contents

(fol. 47)
Augustine, De LXXXIII quaestionibus
Incipit: De eo quod scriptum est, Tunc & ipse Filius subiectus erit ... Qui Filium Dei Patri

Questions 69, 73, 74, 66, 68, 67, 57, 53, quire missing, (fol. 63) end of 62.

Followed by a sermon in a different hand, beg.:

Incipit: Confirmauit. Nondum dixit apposuit

On fol. 65v follows a fictitious letter to the archbishop of Bordeaux animadverting on his conduct to the 'Ecclesia beatę Radegundis' (at Poitiers?): beg. 'F(?)los Burdigalensium archiepiscopo suo in Domino Dominorum domino .B.... Pluribus quam debui forsitan': the language could hardly have been used to an archbishop, even if he were as early as Bertramnus in the 6th century.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 11th century ; French

MS. Bodl. 632 - Part 3

Contents

Language(s): Latin

1. (fol. 68)
John Mirk, Manuale sacerdotis
Incipit: (preface) Amico suo karissimo
Incipit: (text) Inter melliflua sancti psalterii cantica
Final rubric: Explicit Manuale Sacerdotis per Johannem Myrcus
2. (fol. 99)
Ps.-Edward the Confessor, Speculum sacerdotis
Incipit: Sanctus Edwardus rex et confessor
Final rubric: Explicit Visio et exhortacio sancti Edwardi Regis et confessoris
Language(s): Latin
3. (fol. 111v)
Thomas à Kempis, Imitatio Christi (book i)
Rubric: Liber de Musica ecclesiastica
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922) (Bodleian Library copy, with annotation by A. C. de la Mare relating to part 2).

Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-03: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.