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

MS. Bodl. 865

Summary Catalogue no.: 2737

Physical Description

Composite: three parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Fols. 1-88: Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: Richard Brounst (fl. 1438) gave fols. 1-88 to Exeter, cf. Bodley 162. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Fols. 89-115: Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: perhaps listed in catalogue (Oliver, Exeter, p. 304) (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Dean and chapter of Exeter, 1602. (MLGB3)

MS. Bodl. 865 – Part 1

Contents

Richard FitzRalph, works
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Coloured capitals.

History

Origin: 15th century, early ; English

MS. Bodl. 865 – Part 2

Contents

Colloquium hispericum

A dialogue on the advantages of Latin language and learning.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 11th century, late (?) ; English

MS. Bodl. 865 – Part 3

Contents

Theodulfus bp. of Orléans, Capitula

Fragment of a bilingual version, with Old English following Latin chapter by chapter.

Language(s): Latin and Old English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 11th century, early (?) ; English

Additional Information

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.