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

MS. Bodl. 643

Summary Catalogue no.: 2256


Walter Burley, Expositio super Artem ueterem (part: on Porphyry, Isagoge, and Aristotle, Praedicamenta)
Language(s): Latin
Albertus Magnus, De modo significandi
Language(s): Latin
Thomas Hanney, Memoriale iuniorum
Language(s): Latin
Logical and grammatical treatises
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Illuminated capitals, borders.


Old boards re-covered with white leather in the 16th cent. in England.


Origin: 15th century, first half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Mottenden, Kent, Trinitarian convent: "Constat domui de Motynden ordinis Sancte Trinitatis, emptus per fratrem Ricardum de Lanoyng [owned also MS. in de Ricci, Census, p. 2178] anno Domini m o cccc mo lxvij mo . precium xxvi s. viij d. set prevalet." (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Wm. Cotton, bp. of Exeter, 1605. (MLGB3)

Binding old boards, recovered in s. xvi. Erasure fol. 225v immediately at end of text: u. v. light shows "Iste liber constat [...]a domino Roberto [...]". (MLGB3)

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.