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MS. Bodl. 823

Summary Catalogue no.: 2693


Jacobus de Voragine, Sermones quadragesimales
Rubric: Januensis in opere Quadragesimali super Euuangelia

Ninety-eight Lent sermons on passages in the Gospels, with an index of subjects and of texts

Language(s): Latin
2. (fol. 116)

Two sermons and the start of a third.

Incipit: Cum anima manet
Incipit: In primis Dominum Deum ... Corpus castigare
Incipit: Dei ineffabilis et immensa bonitas
Language(s): Latin

A number of Latin theological notes, partly in verse, cover fols ii verso-iv verso, 113-114 recto, 115 verso

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper
Extent: xvii + 119 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 8.5 × 6 in.


Illuminated capitals


White leather on older boards, 16th century English


Origin: 15th century, middle ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

The name 'Jhon Parkhurst' is on fol. i verso, 16th century

Presented by Dr William Cotton, bishop of Exeter, in 1605

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

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