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

MS. Bodl. 642

Summary Catalogue no.: 2205

Contents

1. (fol. 1)
Honorius Augustodunensis, De cognitione verae vitae
Rubric: Libellus beati Jeronimi de Cognicione vere vite
Incipit: Sapiencia Dei que os mutorum aperuit
Language(s): Latin
2. (fol. 29v)
Innocent III, De missarum mysteriis
Rubric: Tractatus pape Innocentij tertij super Canonem Misse
Incipit: Te igitur ... Forte diuina factum est
Language(s): Latin
3. (fol. 56)
Jean Gerson, Conclusiones de diversis materiis moralibus
Rubric: ... Conclusiones de diuersis materijs moralibus vtiles valde. posite per magistrum Johannem Gerson ... cancellarium ecclesie beate Marie Parisiensis
Incipit: Agamus nunc interim
Incipit: Ea que tibi precepit
Language(s): Latin
4. (fol. 90v)
Ps.-Jean Gerson, Alphabetum diuini amoris
Rubric: Alphabetum diuini amoris de eleuacione mentis in Deum, venerabilis magistri Johannis Gerson cancellarij Parisiensis
Incipit: Ad honorem omnipotentis Dei aliquos modos
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: v + 125 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 8.875 × 6.5 in.

Decoration

Illuminated capitals.

Binding

White parchment on boards, clasps lost, 15th cent. English work.

History

Origin: 15th century, first half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

'Patritius Frebarne', 16th cent.

Presented by sir William Billesby, kt., in 1605.

Record Sources

Description adapted (Jan. 2021) from the Summary Catalogue (1922).

Last Substantive Revision

2021-01-18: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.