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

MS. Bodl. 780

Summary Catalogue no.: 2583


Nigel Witeker, Speculum stultorum
Incipit: Suscipe pauca tibi veteris, Willelme, Nigelli

With the prose preface

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 34 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 12.25 × 8.25 in.


The last page is much worn and in great part illegible


Origin: 15th century ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

'Iste liber constat Thomas Seruaylle ...', 15th century (fol. 33v)

'Donum Jacobj Lee militis', c. 1611

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922)

Last Substantive Revision

2023-04-24: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)