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

MS. Lat. misc. g. 2

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


(fol. 5)
Casus to Henry of Merseburg, Summa decretalium
Incipit: (preface) Labia sacerdoti custodiunt scienciam
Incipit: (text) Cum summam Henrici fratribus legerem
Explicit: ad peccatorum remissionem septem articuli(bk. V, tit. xxx, De suspensione)

For other MSS. see B. Kurtscheid, De studio iuris canonici in ordine Fratrum Minorum saeculo XIII, Antonianum II (1927), pp.197–201.

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 12v)

Bk. II

(fol. 17v)


(fol. 43v)

Bk. IV

(fol. 55)

Bk. V

(fol. 95)
Note on why Bede is called ‘Venerable’
Incipit: Ac nota quare Beda dicatur venerabilis
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: (fol.6) totum. Tercio
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 98 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 105 × 90 mm.
Dimensions (written): 75 × 65 mm.


1(10)–6(10), 7(10)(5 and 6 are single leaves), 8(10), 9(10), quires numbered at the end i–ix


18 long lines


Written below top line


plain red initials


modern binding.

Accompanying Material

Fol.1–4 are leaves from three different 14th cent. MSS. containing: (a) (fol.1) part of a psalter: ps.7–9; (b) (fol.2) sermon, beg: [E]go et pater tuus querebam te. Luce. In quibus verbis spiritualiter intellectis; (c) (fol.3) sermon, beg: [R]efulsit sol in clipeos aureos… Sol dico i. Christus.


Origin: 13th century, late ; German

Provenance and Acquisition

Klosterneuburg, 1656. ‘Can. Reg. Claustroneoburg. bibliotheca inscriptus 4 Novemb. 1656’ (fol.4).

Sotheby's 11 April 1961, lot 137. Bought.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.