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

MS. Bodl. 736

Summary Catalogue no.: 2727


1. (fol. i)
Long form of confession
Incipit: Confiteor Deo celi beate Marie etc.
Language(s): Latin
Bartholomaeus de S. Concordio Pisanus, Summa de casibus conscientiae
Rubric: […] Summa de casibus consciencie secundum compilacionerr Bartholomei de Pisis

With a preface and list of the headings

Language(s): Latin
3. (fol. 191v)
The Gret Sentence / Magna sentencia excommunicationis

A long English list of classes of persons liable to excommunication (15th century)

(IPMEP 122, version B)
Language(s): Middle English
4. (fol. 194v)
Forms of excommunication
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 194 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 13.125 × 9.125 in.


Some leaves at beginning somewhat damaged


2 cols




Stamped white sheepskin (c. 1602) over older sewing and boards, worn


Origin: 15th century, beginning ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter (MLGB3)

'Meyryk xxs', 'Precium huius libri vs ...', 'Johannes Boujon [?] Ellora Karlberges' (all 15th century)

Presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter in 1602

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922) with additional reference to published literature as cited.


Last Substantive Revision

2023-03-27: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)