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

MS. Bodl. 99

Summary Catalogue no.: 1944


Prick of conscience
Incipit: The myght of the Fadur allmyghty

Here without title or (except in a 16th cent. hand attributing to Richard Rolle) name of author. Imperfect, ending in the last or 7th part with the line 'Vndur holy kirk that here fightand es': a passage in the 4th part has been nearly erased on fol. 40. There is a 16th cent. running analysis.

Language(s): Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 120 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 8.25 × 5.875 in.


Coloured capitals.


Origin: 14th century, end; additions, 16th century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Scribbling includes the names Thomas, Robert, and John Goden (fols. 45, 70v, 84v, 88, 102v, 103), Mary Wyndesowre (fol. 74v), Richard Barber (fol. 77) and Robert Thorngat (fol. 114v). The date 1574 is on fol. 23.

Acquired in 1605.

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-02: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.