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

MS. Rawl. A. 389

Summary Catalogue no.: 11272


Richard Rolle, Emendatio uitae
Language(s): Latin
John of Howden, Philomena
Language(s): Latin
Prayers revealed to St. Bridget
Language(s): Latin
Richard Rolle, Incendium amoris
Language(s): Latin
Historical and other notes
Language(s): Latin
Language(s): Latin
Richard Rolle, Ego dormio
Language(s): Middle English
Richard Rolle, Form of Living
Language(s): Middle English
10. (fols. 99ra-104va)
Stimulus conscientie minor
Rubric: Consciende to clere þis lessoun I rede þou lere
Language(s): Middle English with Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Lichfield, Staffordshire, Cathedral church of St Mary the Virgin and St Chad: Rawlinson A.389 belonged to two prebendaries of Lichfield in s. xv ex. At end: 'Liber magistri Thome Rynold' and 'Liber Magistri Iohannis Redhill'; both were prebendaries of Lichfield in s. xv 2 . No. 73 in Patrick Young's catatlogue of the Lichfield cathedral manuscripts, 1622–3. The flyleaf, fol. iii, is from a 13th-cent. MS of Isidore of Seville's Etymologiae. Mark of chain (?) shows at foot of fols. iii recto and i recto. (MLGB3: evidence from an inscription of ownership by an individual member of a religious house (which may not, however, be evidence for institutional ownership)).

John Langley of the Amies, Broseley, whose arms are on the binding. Somers. Somers-Jekyll sale, March 1739–40, no. 112. (MLGB3)

Richard Rawlinson, 1690–1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ...viri munificentissimi Ricardi Rawlinson, J.C.D., codicum...complectens, Quarto Catalogues V, 5 fascicles, 1862–1900).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.