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

MS. Roe 20

Summary Catalogue no.: 266


Language(s): Latin

(fol. iv)

Added letter from Bartholomäus Keckermann to Reinhold Kleinfeld.

(fols. 1r–69r)
Epistolae synodales Synodi Basileensis
Rubric: Sequuntur Responsiones siue Epistole Sinodales et primo Epistola Sinodalis ad conuocacionem Boemorum ad Concilium Basileense
Colophon: Epistole et responsiones Sacre Synodi Basiliensis supra scripte concordant cum originalibus ipsius sacri concilii facta collatione per me notarium ipsius concilii. Sunt in toto volumine sexaginta septem folia scripta presenti computato. Mich’ Galteri notarius

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment. A hole pierced through the foot of all leaves, formerly with the notary’s seal (missing since 1753).
Extent: ii (modern paper) + i (parchment flyleaf) + i (modern paper insertion) + 72 + ii (modern paper) leaves
Foliation: Foliated iv + 1–74 in modern ink and pencil.


Opening six-line initial in gold with red penwork flourishing (fol. 1r).


Origin: 1431 ; Switzerland (?)

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova, Matthew Holford, and Andrew Dunning, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Last Substantive Revision

2023-10-05: Andrew Dunning Partially updated with consultation of original.