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

MS. Bodl. 95

Summary Catalogue no.: 1905



English sermons for every Sunday in the year, chiefly on the Epistle, less commonly on the Gospel for the day, with two additional (foll. 107, 111).

Incipit: Abiciamus opera ... Cast we a wey the dedes of derkenes. If a man schuld go a wey
Language(s): Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: i + 115 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 8.625 × 6 in.


Coloured capitals.


Stamped brown leather on bevelled boards, clasp lost, injured, English 15th cent.

A reed bookmarker is at fol. 31.


Origin: 15th century, early ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

'Iste liber constat domino Iohanni Iessye', 15th cent.

'Robart Wallar dwelles jn Fairford', about 1530, of which date there is some scribbling on foll. 113v, 115, etc., partly about wool.

Acquired between 1613 and 1620 (Summary Catalogue I, p. 101).

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922).

Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-27: Description revised to include all information in SC.