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

MS. Broxb. 89.5

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Former shelfmark: Broxbourne ledger no. R 1151


Conrad of Ebrach, Sermons
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: i + 87 + vi
Dimensions (leaf): 208 × 150 mm.


2 cols., c. 34-42 lines, column space 160-75 × 50 mm.


Several hands.


Limp parchment binding, 15th century.


Origin: 1396 ; German, Cologne (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

‘Expliciunt sermones domini conradi de ebroco sacre theoloye[sic] professoris Anno Anno[sic] domini mo ccco xvio \ixvio/ \.96./’ (fol. 87v)

Charterhouse of St. Barbara, Cologne (on which see Richard Bruce Marks, The Library of the Charterhouse of St. Barbara in Cologne (Analencta Cartusiana, 21-22), Salzburg, 1974, this MS. listed as no. 00 138 on p. 430, and as current location '?' on p. 448).

Leander van Ess (1772-1847) (on whom see Hermann Knaus, 'Die Handschriften des Leander van Eß', Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesens, vol. 1 (pts. 3/4, 1956), 1958, 331-6, and Milton McC. Gatch, ed., 'so precious a foundation': The Library of Leander van Ess at the Burke Library of Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, New York, 1996).

Sir Thomas Phillipps, MS. 462.

Albert Ehrman (1890-1969)

Presented to the Bodleian by his son, John Ehrman, in 1978 through the Friends of the National Libraries.

Record Sources

Description adapted (August 2019) from the following sources:
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 135 [contents, physical description, date, provenance]
Peter Kidd, Checklist of Medieval Western Manuscripts Acquired 1916- (typescript, c. 1996-2000) [provenance]

Last Substantive Revision

2019-08-08: Description revised with reference to Watson.