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

MS. Bodl. 66

Summary Catalogue no.: 2075


Richard Rolle, Incendium amoris
Final rubric: R. Ampolle . ⟨E⟩xplicit liber de incendio amoris

A list of chapters is at fol. 80. There is some scribbling on many pages: on fol. v the scribe has repeated the first sentences of the work.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: v + 86 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 7.75 × 5.25 in.


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


Origin: 15th century, first half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

'D. r. Tyldesley teste 1524' (fol. iv verso)

'Thomas Dere ys my name,' 16th cent. (fol. 64v).

An erased inscription on fol. i is 'Liber Henrici Jacksoni, Oxon. Collegii Corporis Christi. A. D. MDC. Maii 21°' with motto.

Apparently acquired by purchase from Jackson in 1619-20.

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

2020-05-04: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.