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 (binding): 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 21º' 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.