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MS. Lat. th. e. 16

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


Sermons for Saint's days,

in a mixture of Latin and French

Incipit: Suspendium elegit anima mea Iob VII. Vulgariter dicitur qui bien veit et mal prent (first sermon, fol. 1)
Incipit: Missus est Gabriel etc. In istis verbis iiii sunt consideranda (last sermon, fol. 57)
Language(s): Latin and French
Sermon notes

The contemporary foliation, which runs from 49–103, shows that quires are missing here.

Language(s): Latin
Willelmus Peraldus, Sermones de epistolis dominicarum
Rubric: Incipiunt sermones dominicales fratris Willelmi Lugdunensis (Guillaume Peyraut) super epistolas
Incipit: Hora est iam nos… Hoc tempus dicitur (first sermon)
Explicit: criminibus (sic) alienis (last sermon)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: pabo tales
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 196
Dimensions (leaf): 190 × 130 mm.
Dimensions (written): 145 × 95–100 mm.
Foliation: Contemporary foliation


1(14), 2(12), 3(14) (9–14 cut out), 5(8), 6(12), 7(8), 8(10), 9(8) – 12(2), 13(10), 14(8) – 21(8)


Red and blue penwork initials.


binding russia with gilt panels, York 19th cent.


Origin: 13th century, last quarter ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

Robert Mackenzie Beverley (bookplate)

John Grant, Edinburgh bookseller, catalogue, June (?) 1928, item 1138, priced £10 10s. (with MS. Lat. th. e. 17); bought by the Bodleian.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff, partly revised by Peter Kidd, late 1990s.

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.