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MS. Lat. th. e. 35

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

Theological tracts; northern Europe, 15th century


Language(s): Latin

Ps.-Bernard, De interiore domo

Pr. P.L. 184 col.507–55. The text here is fragmentary, consisting of (fol.3rv) chap.4 col.512A ‘Sequitur ut’ - chap.6 col.513A ‘per amorem’, (fol.4rv) chap.8 - chap.10 col.516C ‘illa sit que’, (fol.5–8v) chap.16 col.522A ‘mentem meam’- chap.19 col.526B ‘iustum est’. (fol.9–12v) chap.22 col.531B ‘vero mox capient’ - end of chap.25. (fol.13rv) chap.41 col.551C ‘desideria nostra’ - end.

Rubric: ‘Speculum consciencie beati Bernardi’, a text of Ps.Bernard , 2, On are four hexameter verses on divination found also in ,
Language(s): Latin
Verses on divination
Incipit: Ex istis penis flectetur quidem adulter, and three on the nine worthies

Four hexameters, found also in MS. Bodley 383 (S.C. 2206) fol.1v; (Walther Alph. Verzeichnis no. 5990)

Language(s): Latin
Verses on the nine worthies
Incipit: Hector alexander iulius Josue David Machabeus

Three hexameters, Walther Alph. Verzeichnis no. 7681)

Language(s): Latin
John Mirfield OSA, Florarium Bartholomei (imperfect)
Incipit: Bartholomeus in suo florario code sacerdotibus allegat beatum augustinum

The text is fragmentary and appears to end imperfect

Language(s): Latin
Ps.-Augustine, De desiderando deo

Pr.P.L.40 col.951–968, containing the preface and chap.1 – 6. Fragments of the same work are found at fol.1rv (chap.11 col.956 ‘precipue dum preces’- chap.13 col.957 ‘negligencias quas egi’) and fol.2rv (chap.29 col.964 ‘neque audientis’- chap.31 col.964 ‘ut bene sit nobis’)

Language(s): Latin
Commentary on the Creed
Rubric: Simbolum glosatum
Incipit: Credo in deum… ubi dicit patrem statim filius intelligitur
Explicit: Matheus et vitam eternam Amen
Language(s): Latin
Commentary on the Lord's Prayer
Rubric: Oracio dominica glosata
Incipit: Elegit dominus noster iesus christus xii apostolos
Explicit: intelligitur omnis actus communis. Corporale est unde corpus vivit
Language(s): Latin
Treatise on the ten commandments, the two New Testament commandments and the five senses
Incipit: Decem sunt precepta dei que data sunt moysi ad docendum filios israel in duabus tabellis
Explicit: cui sit virtus et gloria per infinita secula Amen
Language(s): Latin

At fol.32v is ‘anno dominico MCCCIII’. Fol.27v– 29 are blank.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper (no watermark visible)
Extent: 32 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 175 × 120 mm.
Dimensions (written): 135 × 95 mm.


25 – 28 long lines


Plain red initials


binding 17th cent.blind-tooled calf.


Origin: 15th century ; European, North

Provenance and Acquisition

Thomas Martin of Palgrave 'ex dono Chatten ' (upper pastedown)

Francis Blomefield (bookplate)

Bought from Dobell, cat. 141, no. 421, 1955

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.