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Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. a. 1
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Guardbook, containing a leaf of a Passionale and a leaf of a Gospel.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 12th century
Material parchment

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. b. 1 (R)
Summary Catalogue no. 30587
Summary of contents Peter of Poitiers, Compendium historiae in genealogia Christi.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, middle
Material parchment

Decoration
Good miniatures (coloured drawings), initials. A roll. (P&A iii. 429, pl. XXXVII)


Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. b. 2
Summary Catalogue no. 30588 + later additions: description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Guardbook of miscellaneous fragments, recovered from bindings, including Albertanus of Brescia, De amore et dilectione Dei et proximi (fragment, fol. 48).
Language Latin
Origin English, Italian, German, French
Date 11th century - 15th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Initial. || Good border, initial (fol. 48). (P&A iii. 748)

Bibliography
Neil R. Ker, Fragments of Medieval Manuscripts used as Pastedowns in Oxford Bindings with a Survey of Oxford Binding c. 1515-1620 (Oxford Bibliographical Society, n.s. 5, 1951-1952), Oxford, 1954, note to no. 1534 (fol. 14), no. 1159 (fol. 59)
S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-1960 (unpublished typescript), VI, 121

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. b. 3
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Guardbook of miscellaneous fragments recovered from bindings, including fol. 8, Digestum vetus, Italian, 13th century.
Language Latin
Origin German (?), French, Italian, English
Date 12th (or 12th century - 15th century) - 15th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Good English miniature (damaged) on fol. 8, 13th century, end, added to an Italian MS. of 13th century. (P&A iii. 490)


Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. b. 4
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Gregory IX, Decretals with apparatus of Bernard of Parma.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, Modena or Bologna
Date 1241
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine miniatures, borders, initials. Historiated penwork borders. Written by Leonardus de Gropis of Modena. (P&A ii. 73, pl. VI)

Provenance

Written by Leonardus de Gropius of Modena in 1241; this MS or its exemplar belonged to Dominus Bertrandus; in Spain, 15th century (?); Richard le Poer-Trench, 2nd earl of Clancarty, his sale, Sotheby's 2 Sept. 1894, lot 95, bought by Leighton for £19 11s.; William Morris (1834-96); Richard Bennett, sale, Sotheby's 7 Dec. 1898, lot 560, bought by Quaritch for £24; T. De Marinis & Co., Florence, sale cat. X, 1909, no. 231, pl. III; bought from Quaritch, cat. 594, no. 16, 1942.
Bibliography
S. Kuttner, Beryl Smalley, 'The 'Glossa Ordinaria' to the Gregorian Decretals', The English Historical Review, 40, 1945, 97-105
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c. 435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 565, II, pl. 105 (fol. 145v)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. b. 5
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Hugh of St. Cher (Hugo de Sancto Caro), Commentary on Isaiah. Jean de la Rochelle, Postille super Danielem. Commentary on the Apocalypse.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 1455-1456
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine borders, initials. (P&A iii. 1056, pl. XCVIII)

Provenance

Written by Matheus de Moravia of the diocese of Olomouc (Olmütz), p. 827, with a long inscription concerning the price of parchment, writing, decoration, etc.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 4, no. 6, Dec. 1953, 341-2, pl. XIXa,b (pp. 597, 827)
Notable Accessions: Guide to an Exhibition Held in 1958, Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1958, no. 21, pl. V
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c. 435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 566, II, pl. 531 (fol. 525r)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. b. 6
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Old Testament books of Kings and Chronicles, with the Glossa ordinaria.
Language Latin
Origin English (?)
Date 13th century, middle
Material parchment

Provenance

Rev. Allan Sinclair, presented to Lord Breadalbane; Rt. Hon. Algernon William Stephen, 5th Earl Temple; sold by his executors at Sotheby's, 16 June 1941, lot 131; J. P. Lyell; bequeathed to N. R. Ker (see Lyell Cat., p. xxvii), and given by him in 1975. Formerly Dep. b. 153.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. b. 7
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Bible.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 13th century
Material parchment

Provenance

Given by N. R. Ker, 1975. Formerly Dep. b. 154.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. b. 8
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents John of Freiburg, Summa confessorum.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 13th century - 14th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Coloured initials with penwork.

Provenance

Given by N. R. Ker, 1975. Formerly Dep. b. 8.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. b. 9
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Hervaeus de Bourgdieu, Commentary on Isaiah.
Language Latin
Origin French (?)
Date 12th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Coloured initials with penwork.

Provenance

'Liber sce maria de Colomba' (fol. 220v); Christie's 1 June 1977, lot 173, bought by Quaritch on behalf of the Bodleian.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 2 (R)
Summary Catalogue no. 30590
Summary of contents De quinque septenis.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, middle
Material parchment

Decoration
Good miniatures (coloured drawings). By the same hand as MS. Lat. th. b. 1 (R) and probably originally part of the same roll. (P&A iii. 430, pl. XXXVII)


Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 3
Summary Catalogue no. 31382 and later additions: description unpublished, only available in Library
Composite Guardbook, including two leaves from Cambridge, University Library, MS. Ee. 2. 4. (Smaragdus, Commentary on the Rule of St. Benedict, c. 900)
Origin English and other
Date c. 900 - 14th century
Material parchment

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 4
Summary Catalogue no. 1926*
Summary of contents Sedulius, Carmen paschale (four leaves), with commentary by Remigius.
Language Latin
Origin English, Worcester ?
Date 10th century, second half
Material parchment

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 5
Summary Catalogue no. 32564
Summary of contents Acts of the Ecclesiastical Councils of Toledo Collectio Hispana.
Language Latin
Origin Spanish, Toledo ?
Date 12th century
Material parchment

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 6
Summary Catalogue no. 32944
Summary of contents Josephus, Bellum Judaicum; Antiquitates, books XVIII-XX.
Language Latin
Origin English or French
Date 12th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Initials. (P&A iii. 274)

Provenance

Belonged to the Cistercian abbey of Vauluisant, diocese of Sens: fol. 2, 17th - century number '178' (ex inf. F. Bougard, 1981).

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 7
Summary Catalogue no. 33414
Summary of contents Psalter. Victor Capuanus, Harmony of Gospels.
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 15th century, first half
Material parchment

Decoration
Good penwork initials. (P&A i. 683)


Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 10, fols. 1-111
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Composite Guardbook of fragments (9th - 17th centuries, English, German, Italian, French), including: fols. 111a-122b || fol. 113 || fol. 114
Summary of contents Leaves from the binding of Allen e. 190. || One leaf concerning the errors of Mendicant orders. || Small theological fragment.
Language Latin
Origin ? || English || English
Date 16th century (?) || 15th century (?) || 12th century (?)
Material parchment, paper

Provenance

- || Transferred from the Oxfordshire County Record Office, c. 1964 || -
Bibliography
Neil R. Ker, Fragments of Medieval Manuscripts used as Pastedowns in Oxford Bindings with a Survey of Oxford Binding c. 1515-1620 (Oxford Bibliographical Society, n.s. 5, 1951-52), Oxford, 1954, nos. 967 (fols. 4-7), 1606 (fol. 17)
N. R. Ker, Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries, III, 2-3 (fol. 102)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 14
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Honorius Augustodunensis, Commentary on the Song of Songs.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, Venice (?)
Date 15th century, beginning
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine border, historiated and other initials. (P&A ii. 447, pl. XLIII)

Provenance

Monogram 'GBR' (?) with cross and 'A 202', 16th century (?); a spine label is covered by a Bodleian label; L. S. Olschki, Venice (bookplate); bought from Sotheran, 1950.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 15
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Bartholomeo de Pisa (Bartholomaeus de Pisis), 'Opus de conformitate beati francisci ad vitam domini Yesu Christi ...’.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, Rimini (?)
Date 1465
Material parchment

Decoration
Plain red and blue initials (flourished on fols. 98v and 100r).

Provenance

Written by Paulus de Marostica in 1465 (colophon); 'Iste liber est de conventu fratrum minorum de Rimino', 16th century; Franciscan convent at Ferrara, 18th century; Heber, his sale, 1836, pt. XI, lot 319; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 8111, his sale, Sotheby's 27 April 1903 and five following days, lot 484, bought by A. G. Little for £3 18s., and given to the Bodleian in 1940
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 1, no. 11, Oct. 1940, 177
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 567, II, pl. 637 (fol. 44v)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 17
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents William of Auvergne, and Robert Grosseteste, De univero spirituali i-iii, and De cessacione legalium i, with marginal annotations in Grosseteste's hand.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century
Material parchment

Provenance

Roger de Plimp[ton], rector of Enborne, Berkshire, 13th century; Charles Howard (1674-1738; see DNB); 3rd Earl of Carlisle, Naworth Castle, Cumberland, by 1697 (listed in Edward Bernard, Catalogi librorum manuscripti Angliæ et Hiberniæ in unum collecti, Oxford, 1697, 2 vols. each in 2 pts., vol. II, pt. I, no. 667, p. 15 ('De universo spirituali et corporali. Fol.'); Earl of Carlisle sale at Sotheby's 28 Oct. 1947, lot 515, bought by the Bodleian.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 2, no. 27, Aug. 1948, 226-227, pls. (fols. 199r, 192v)
Notable Accessions: Guide to an Exhibition Held in 1958, Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1958, no. 9, pl. II

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 19
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents William de Montibus, Distinctiones theologicae (fragment).
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, first half
Material parchment

Decoration
Fleuronnée initials. (P&A iii. 403)

Provenance

Given by F. E. Norris

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 20
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Bede, Commentary on Luke xxiv, 40-53.
Language Latin
Origin German
Date 10th century
Material parchment

Provenance

J. Tregaskis, cat. 850, Jan. 1922, item 23; C. L. Ricketts, Chicago; Tregaskis, cat. 990, Jan. 1931, item 1, and cat. 1013, 1935, item 1; given by F. E. Norris, 1952.
Bibliography
M. L. W. Laistner and H. H. King, A Hand-list of Bede Manuscripts, Cornell Univ., 1943, listed under C. L. Ricketts, Chicago

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 21
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Pauline epistles, with commentary of Gilbert de la Porrée
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 12th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Initials to books left blank. Red and blue initials.

Provenance

Henry Jeffreys Bushby (bookplate), c. 1893; J. Tregaskis, Caxton Head Cat. 822, 1920, item 40; given by F. E. Norris, 1952.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 4, no. 3, Dec. 1952, 173

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 22
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Magister Humbertus, Commentary on the rule of St. Augustine.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 14th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Good historiated initial. (P&A ii. 182)

Provenance

Bought at Munich by Eug. Chasser of Grenoble, 1883; bought, 1954.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 23
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Peter Comestor, Historia scholastica; Speculum theologie.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, beginning
Material parchment

Decoration
Good and other initials. (P&A iii. 310)

Provenance

'Liber sancte Marie Hurl' (Hurley, cell of Westminster Abbey), 13th century; bought at Sotheby's, 16 Dec. 1957, lot 60

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 24
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Philip Repington, Sermons on the Gospels.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century, first half
Material parchment

Decoration
Blue initials flourished in red.

Provenance

'Robertum ap Harry', 'B...dy ap harry', 'Himas (?) ap harry hys boke', 'Hugo Evanne', all 16th century; 'no. 9', '82', '82' (spine); Gwysaney library of Robert Davies, his sale, bought at Sotheby's, 15 June 1959, lot 215.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 26
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Patristic works.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 12th century, middle
Material parchment

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

'Liber iste est ecclesie sancti Edmundi regis et martiris. Quem qui defraudaverit sit anathema Ihesu. Amen' 13th century, and pressmark 'J. 16', no. cviiii in the Bury catalogue; J. Anstis sale, 12 Dec. 1768, lot 120; R. Blyke sale, 11 May 1776, lot 23; bequeathed by Andrew Gifford to the Bristol Baptist College, 1784; bought, 1962.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 27
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa theologiae, prima pars.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, end
Material parchment

Decoration
Penwork.

Provenance

Bought at Sotheby's 12 June 1963, lot 146

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 28
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Commentary on the Pauline epistles.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 12th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Plain red, green and blue initials.

Provenance

Rt. Hon. Lord Tollemache, Helmingham Hall, Suffolk (with shelfmark-label), his sale at Sotheby's 14 June 1965, lot 6, bought by Quaritch for £260; N. R. Ker.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 29
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Vitae sanctorum (Lives of Saints).
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 12th century, late - 13th century, early
Material parchment

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 30
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda aurea (fragment).
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 14th century, beginning
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine historiated initials. From the workshop of the Master of the Queen Mary Psalter. (P&A iii. 541)

Provenance

Sir Sydney Cockerell note dated 4 Sept. 1932; Quaritch cat. 841, 1963, no. 241; Mrs. Raymond Lister, Sotheby's 10 July 1967, lot 3; bought and given by J. R. Abbey, 1967.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 31
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Jerome, Letters (Epistolae morales et ad mulieres destinate).
Language Latin
Origin Italian, Padua
Date c. 1450-1460
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine historiated border, initial. Fine initials. (P&A iii. 1339, pl. CXX)

Provenance

Ex libris of Sta. Giustina, Padua, identifiable in their catalogue; Sir Sydney Cockerell; J. R. Abbey, sale, 7th portion, Sotheby's 1 Dec. 1970, lot 2879; bought, 1971.
Bibliography
J. J. G. Alexander and A. C. de la Mare, The Italian manuscripts in the library of Major J. R. Abbey (London, 1969), no. 41, pp. 115-7, pls. LII, LIIIa

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 32
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Series of four quodlibets.
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 14th century, first half
Material parchment

Decoration
Fleuronnée initials.

Provenance

'Manuscript no 17', 19th century; 'La Br. de Roserions (?) Lettre', 'Br de Selby'; bought, Christie's 28 June 1972.

Shelfmark MS. lat. th. c. 33
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents John Pecham, Commentary on the Gospel of St. John.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, late -14th century, first half
Material parchment

Provenance

'Georgii Johnson liber/Ines' (?), 17th century; bought, 1973.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 9, no. 3, Dec. 1974, 188

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 34
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Thomas Aquinas, Commentary on the Sentences.
Language Latin
Origin German
Date 15th century
Material paper

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

Howell Wills, Florence (with his shelf-mark label pasted to the upper pastedown), his sale, Sotheby's 11 July 1894 and five following days, probably lot 1863, bought by Quaritch for £6; Quaritch cat. 1931, no. 92; given by N. R. Ker, 1975. Formerly Dep. c. 298.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 35
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Gregory, Dialogues
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 12th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Red initials.

Provenance

Item 308 in a bookseller's catalogue, priced £15 15s.; given by N. R. Ker, 1975. Formerly Dep. c. 297.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 36
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Haimo of Halberstadt, Commentary on the Apocalypse.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 12th century - early 13th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Coloured initials with penwork.

Provenance

Chiaravalle della Colomba, near Piacenza, on the evidence of the binding; Paolo Giovio (?) (1483-1552); bought at Christie's, 17 Nov. 1976, lot 375.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 9, no. 6, Jan. 1978, 358

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. c. 37
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Guardbook, containing two leaves (fols. 1-2) from a commentary on the Pauline Epistles and parts of the commentary on Ephesians and Philippians.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 1
Summary Catalogue no. 29746
Summary of contents Nicholas Philip, Sermons.
Language English, Latin
Origin English
Date 1430-1436
Material parchment, paper
Bibliography
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c. 435-1600 in Oxford libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no 568

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 3
Summary Catalogue no. 31383
Summary of contents Commentary on the Pentateuch.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, North
Date 8th century - 9th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Good initials. (P&A ii. 2, pl. I)


Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 4
Summary Catalogue no. 31384
Summary of contents Juvencus, Historia evangelica. Cyprian, 29 letters.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 15th century
Material parchment, paper

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 5
Summary Catalogue no. 31540
Summary of contents Ambrose and Augustine, De virginitate.
Language Latin
Origin French, St. Mary, Aubazine
Date 12th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Good initial. By the same hand as MS. Lat. th. e. 31. (P&A i. 487, pl. XXXVIII)


Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 7
Summary Catalogue no. 2148*
Summary of contents Gregory the Great, Pastoral Care (Regulae pastoralis liber), two leaves from the former binding of MS. Auct. F. 5. 19, with glosses in Irish.
Language Latin, Irish
Origin Irish
Date 11th or 12th century (?)
Material parchment
Bibliography
Brian Ó Cuív, Catalogue of Irish language manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford college libraries. Part I: Descriptions (Dublin, 2001), pp. 311-12 no. 50.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 8
Summary Catalogue no. 32565
Summary of contents Cyprian, Letters.
Language Latin
Origin German (?)
Date 12th century, first half
Material parchment

Decoration
Initial. (P&A i. 68)


Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 9
Summary Catalogue no. 33198
Summary of contents Hugh of Fleury, Historia ecclesiastica.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, North
Date c. 1300
Material parchment

Decoration
Good historiated border, historiated and other initials. (P&A ii. 147)


Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 10
Summary Catalogue no. 33199
Summary of contents Twenty-four leaves from a copy of a Latin Register of the papal Court of Appeals in ecclesiastical causes (found in the binding of SC 33198).
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date c. 1370-1376
Material paper

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 12
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Johannes Calderinus (Giovanni Calderini), Tractatus de ecclesiastico interdicto. Treatise on the Mass attributed to Conrad of Soltau.
Language Latin
Origin German
Date 1422
Material paper

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

'Marienmunster', 18th century; Leander van Ess (1772-1847) (on whom see Hermann Knaus, 'Die Handschriften des Leander van Eß', Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesens, vol. 1 (pts. 3/4, 1956), 1958, 331-6; and Milton McC. Gatch, ed., 'so precious a foundation': The Library of Leander van Ess at the Burke Library of Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, New York, 1996), MS. 182, '182' on spine label; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 566; E. F. Bosanquet (bookplate); bought from P. J. & A. E. Dobell, London booksellers, Oct. 1923.
Bibliography
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 569 (fols. 33-152), II, pl. 305 (fol. 118r)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 13
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Composite eight parts
Summary of contents Collection of Carthusian devotional works mainly by Johannes Hagen de Indagine.
Language Latin
Origin German, Erfurt (?)
Date 1457-1460, 1468 (fols. 110-171, 186-238)
Material paper

Provenance

'Cartusiae Erford' on 1st fol. & top edge, 16th century; bought, 1929.
Bibliography
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 570 (fols. 110-171, 186-238)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 14
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Sermons and theological pieces,
Language Latin
Origin German, South
Date 15th century, middle
Material paper

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

Bought, 1930.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 16
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Lactantius, De ira Dei.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, Florence
Date c. 1430-1440
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 224)

Provenance

Bequeathed by C. M. Firth, 1931.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 17
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Miscellaneous theological treatises.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 12th century, last quarter
Material parchment

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

'William Thompson, John Robinson', 'To my loving friend John Robinson 1573'; bought from E. P. Goldschmidt, cat. 100, no. 83, 1932.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 18
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Miscellaneous theological pieces.
Language Latin
Origin German, Erfurt (?)
Date 15th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

Bought, 1932.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 20
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Miscellaneous theological pieces.
Language Latin
Origin French, Normandy (?)
Date Late 11th century, 1091 or later
Material parchment

Decoration
Plain red and blue initials.

Provenance

'Tho Lot(?)ha', 17th century; 'A 579', 18th century /19th century; Quaritch; Robinson, bought 1934.
Bibliography
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 571, II, pl. 34a,b (fols. 44v, 76r)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 21
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents William of Auvergne, works.
Language Latin
Origin German
Date 15th century
Material paper, parchment

Provenance

'Iste liber est fratrum domus sancte Barbare in Colonia Ordinis Carthus ...', 15th century; 'Colleg.S.Jesu S.Goar', 18th century; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 549, his sale, Sotheby's, 6-9 June 1910, lot 840, bought by Edwards for £2 19s.; bought, 1936.
Bibliography
Richard Bruce Marks, The Library of the Charterhouse of St. Barbara in Cologne (Analencta Cartusiana, 21-22), Salzburg, 1974, 386-7

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 22
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Franciscan constitutions.
Language Latin
Origin French, South
Date 13th century, end
Material parchment

Decoration
Fleuronée initials. (P&A i. list p. 72)

Provenance

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 9479 (a trace of this number, '9[...]' survives on a characteristic Phillipps printed paper label on the spine), his sale, Sotheby's 17 May 1897 and three days following, lot 207 (inscribed 'Phillipps MSS | 207', fol. 1r), bought by Tregaskis for £1 1s.; bought from Tregaskis by A. G. Little in 1898, and given by him to the Bodleian in 1940.
Bibliography
A. G. Little, 'Decrees of the General Chapters of the Friars Minor, 1260 to 1282', English Historical Review, 13, 1898, 703-8
A. G. Little, 'Provincial Constitutions of the Minorite Order', English Historical Review, 17, 1902, 512-18
Bodleian Library Record, 1, no. 11, Oct. 1940, 177

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 23
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Franciscan documents.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, North (?)
Date c. 1400
Material parchment

Decoration
Good border, initials. Rubricated by a German. (P&A ii. 755)

Provenance

St. Stephen's, Fossa Nova, dioc. of Terracina (?); Payne & Foss, 1848; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 12290, his sale, Sotheby's 6-9 June 1910 and three following days, lot 345, bought by Little for £20 10s.; given by A. G. Little, 1940.
Bibliography
A. G. Little, in Collectanea Franciscana, 1, (British Society of Franciscan Studies, 5), 1914, 9-113
Bodleian Library Record, 1, no. 11, Oct. 1940, 177

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 24
Summary Catalogue no. 30591
Summary of contents Aldhelm, De virginitate (fragment) with 10th-century Kentish (?) glosses.
Language Latin, Old English
Origin English, Mercia (?) and Kent (?)
Date 9th century, beginning and 10th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Initial. (P&A iii. 9)

Provenance

Fol. 2 given to the Bodleian by H. W. Garrod, 1942. Fol. 1 was formerly MS. Lat. th. f. 2 (P); a part of another bifolium is the wrapper of the printed book Arch A f.131, which formerly had the shelfmark Don. f. 458.
Bibliography
E. A. Lowe, 'Membra disiecta', Revue Bénédictine, 39, 1927, 191-192
Bodleian Library Record, 2, nos. 19-20, April-June 1942, 66
O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 9 (mistakenly referring to Don f.481 instead of Don f.458 (the latter now re-referenced as Arch A f.131)
Summary Catalogue, no. 30591; for a list of surviving leaves, and further bibliography, see B. A. Shailor, Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beineke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Yale University, II, Binghampton, New York, 1987, MSS. 401, 401A, at pp. 280-3, and Sotheby's 6 Dec. 1988 lot 33

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 26
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Composite two parts
Summary of contents Disputatio inter Catholicum et Patarinum. Sermons. || Exposition on Gospels for the year (incomplete).
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 13th century, late || 14th century, early
Material parchment

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

Luca Conte Gianinni; bought, 1948.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 27
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Collection of pieces relating to mystical theology.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment

Provenance

'Thomas Arden' 16th century; 'Thomas Goodwin' 17th century; bought at Sotheby's 14 March 1949, lot 79.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 3, no. 32, Aug. 1951, 223

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 28
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents St. Zeno, Sermons.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, North
Date 15th century, second quarter
Material parchment

Decoration
Initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 791)

Provenance

Given by Timotheus of Verona (prob. Timoteo Maffei) to the monastery of S. Maria della Carità, Venice, 15th century; erased ex libris of S. Bartolomeo, Vicenza, 15th century, given by Bartolomeus de Carpo 'archipresbiter ecclesie vincentine'; 'No. 17 Derschau de Nuremburg'; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 1291; bought from Maggs, cat. 816, no. 164, 1953.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 29
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Lanfranc, Monastic Constitutions. Collection of extracts and theological 'sententiae'.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 12th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Plain blue, red, green and buff initials.

Provenance

William Brent of Willington, Warwick, 1675, given to Sir William Dugdale; Thorpe catalogue, 1931, no. 4108; W. Shaw Mason; 4th Duke of Newcastle, Sotheby's 6 Dec. 1937, lot 955; Sotheby's 6 Dec. 1954, lot 34; given by A. A. Houghton.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 6, no. 2, Feb. 1958, 443

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 30
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Liber florum (collection of theological extracts).
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 12th century, middle
Material parchment

Decoration
Good initials. (P&A iii. 163)

Provenance

Lord William Howard of Naworth (1563-1640), early 17th century; Earl of Carlisle, Castle Howard, by 1897, sale, Hodgson's, 20 July 1944, lot 230; bought by Lord Kenyon (arms on cover), sale, Sotheby's 26 Jan. 1959, lot 58; bought, 1959.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 31
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Jacobus de Losanna, Sermons.
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 14th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Borders, initials. (P&A i. 630)

Provenance

'B. A. P. M.' written across the bottom edge of the pages; E. Crawshaw; bought, 1960.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 32
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Decretals of Gregory IX, with Glossa ordinaria.
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 14th century, beginning
Material parchment

Decoration
Good historiated initials. (P&A i. 580)

Provenance

Ex libris of the Cathedral of Olmütz, Moravia, 17th century; Barrois-Ashburnham sale, Sotheby's 10 June 1901 and four following days, lot 247, bought by Tregaskis for £7 15s.; George Dunn, his sale, First Portion, at Sotheby's 11 Feb. 1913 and three following days, lot 497, bought by Leighton for £20; E. P. Goldschmidt, by 1928.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 33
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Augustine, Enchiridion (fragment of two bifolia).
Language Latin
Origin English, Worcester
Date 11th century, end
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine initial. (P&A iii. 56)

Provenance

Other leaves written by the same scribe are MS. Hatton 48, fol. 77, and the pastedowns of St. John's College, Ss.7.2; given by Stanley Morison, 1964.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 34
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Tertullian, Apologeticum. Cassiodorus, De instructione sacerdotis (?). Ambrose, Expositio de Psalmo CXVIII.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, second quarter
Material parchment

Decoration
Good drawings (sketches) added to a MS. of 12th century, beginning. (P&A iii. 381)

Provenance

'Milburga/Mildburg' 12th century; Joseph Martini, Lugano, c. 1920-1929; William G. Kelso, NY; Stefan Mendl, NY; bought at Sotheby's, 11 July 1966, lot 262.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 35
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Homiliary.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 12th century, end
Material parchment

Decoration
Good initials. (P&A iii. 233)

Provenance

Ex libris of Pipewell Abbey, 15th century; George Brudenell, Deene Park, Northamptonshire; Sotheby's 10 July 1967, lot 46.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 36
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Homiliary (fols. 5-103). Summa on the Apostles' Creed, the Lord's Prayer, etc. (fols. 104-117).
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment

Provenance

'Batho de Ugstall; Lord Tollemach, Helmingham Hall, MS. 54; Sotheby's 8 July 1970, lot 62; Charles Traylen, Cat. 75, item 107, bought 1971.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 37
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Augustine, De LXXXIII quaestionibus, imperfect.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 12th century
Material parchment

Provenance

J. P. Lyell; bequeathed to N. R. Ker (see Lyell Cat., p. xxvii), and given by him to the Bodleian in 1975. Formerly Dep. d. 237.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 38
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Petrus Riga, Aurora.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century
Material parchment

Provenance

Erased inscriptons on fol. 155v; James Sotheby (d. 1720), signed and dated 1684 (fol. 1r); C. W. H. Sotheby (with his bookplate, inscribed 'Biblia Sacra (in verse)'); H. G. Sotheby, of Ecton Hall; first deposited by, and then given to, the Bodleian by N. R. Ker, 1975. Formerly Dep. d. 238.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 39
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Iohannes de Burgo, Pupilla oculi.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment

Decoration
First initial in gold with pen ornamentation; other initials in blue with penwork in red.

Provenance

Maggs, Cat. 687, no. 173; J. P. Lyell; bequethed to N. R. Ker (see Lyell Cat., p. xxvii), and given by him to the Bodleian, 1975. Formerly Dep. d. 240.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 40
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Aelred of Rievaulx, Speculum caritatis.
Language Latin
Origin English, Haughmond (?)
Date c. 1200
Material parchment

Decoration
Penwork initials.

Provenance

'Liber iste est ecclesie sancti Iohannis apostoli et ewangeliste de Hagemon'; Quaritch.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 9, no. 5, June 1977, 291-2, pl. XXII (fol. 25r)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 41
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Bede, Commentary on the Canonical Epistles.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 12th century, late - 13th century, early
Material parchment

Decoration
Coloured initials with penwork.

Provenance

Ex-libris of the Cistercian monastery of Chiaravalle della Colomba, near Piacenza, 'Liber sancte Maria de Columba'; Paolo Giovio (?) (1483-1552); bought at Christie's 17 Nov. 1976, lot 369.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 9, no. 6, Jan. 1978, 358

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 42
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Composite three parts
Summary of contents Commentary on the Psalms. || Theological Summa in two parts: treatises on Angels and Virtues. || Sermons of Innocent III.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 12th century, late or 13th century, early || 13th century || 13th century, end
Material parchment

Decoration
Coloured initials with penwork. Penwork drawings.

Provenance

The Cisterican monastery of Chiaravalle della Colomba, near Piacenza, on the evidence of the binding; Paolo Giovio (?) (1483-1552); bought at Christie's 17 Nov. 1976, lot 382.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 9, no. 6, Jan. 1978, 358-9

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 43
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Bernard of Clairvaux, Sermones per annum for the first half of the Church year. Ps.-Bernard, De contemplatione.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, Morimondo (?)
Date 12th century, late - 13th century, early
Material parchment

Decoration
Red and green initials with penwork.

Provenance

The cistercian monastery of Morimondo, Pavia, on the evidence of the binding; Paolo Giovio (?) (1483-1552); bought at Christie's 17 Nov. 1976, lot 371.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 9, no. 6, Jan. 1978, 358-9

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 44
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Bernard of Clairvaux, Sermons and Sentences.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 12th century - 13th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Red initials, some with penwork.

Provenance

Ex-libris of Morimondo, 15th century /16th century: 'Liber sancte Marie de Morimundo.N.LXXXXI'; Paolo Giovio (?) (1483-1552); bought at Christie's, 17 Nov. 1976, lot 372.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 9, no. 6, Jan. 1978, 358-9

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 45
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Commentary on St. Luke's Gospel.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 13th century, early
Material parchment

Provenance

Ex-libris of Morimondo; Christie's 1 June 1977, lot 159, bought by Quaritch for the Bodleian.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 46
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Augustine, Soliloquia, etc.
Language Latin
Origin English, Gloucestershire, Winchcombe Abbey
Date 12th century, second quarter
Material parchment

Provenance

Written at Winchcombe Abbey; Cope family, Bramshill, Hants.; Sir Anthony Cope, Bt., his sale, Sotheby's 4 March 1913, lot 9, bought by Leighton for £7 5s.; Sir Robert Leicester Harmsworth (1870-1937); Harmsworth Trust sale at Sotheby's, 15 Oct. 1945, lot 1895, bought by Maggs for £360; Mrs. J. H. Dent-Brocklehurst, Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire; given to the Glocester Diocesan Trust, and sold for their benefit at Sotheby's 11 Dec. 1979, lot 46, bought by Quaritch for the Bodleian.
Bibliography
Sotheby's 11 Dec. 1979, lot 46, with pls. of three initials and the binding
Bodleian Library Record, 10, no. 4, Feb. 1981, 254

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. d. 47
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Fragments from three manuscripts, one including Ivo of Chartres, Letters. Recovered from the covers of Vet. D1 f.238 (Valerius Maximus, Strassburg 1524), where they had formed the pads as cartonnage.
Language Latin
Origin French (?)
Date 15th century
Material paper

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 2
Summary Catalogue no. 29806
Summary of contents Theological treatises.
Language Latin
Origin German
Date 15th century, late
Material paper

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 3
Summary Catalogue no. 29807
Composite four parts
Summary of contents Lives of St. Mathias the Apostle. Vita sancti Hugonis Gratianopolitani episcopi. John Chrysostom, Sermons. Jakob van Jüterbogk, Oculus religiosorum (fols. 45-108).
Language Latin
Origin German, Lübeck
Date 15th century, second half (fols. 45-108, 1453).
Material paper
Bibliography
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c. 435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 572 (fols. 45-108), II, pl. 506 (fol. 72r).

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 5
Summary Catalogue no. 30071
Summary of contents Hugh of St. Victor, theological pieces. Etc.
Language Latin
Origin German, Bredelar
Date 1238
Material parchment

Decoration
Initials. Written under Abbot Widekyndus. (P&A i. 123)

Bibliography
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c. 435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 573, II, pl. 103 (a,b) (fols. 54v, 85r)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 7
Summary Catalogue no. 31831
Summary of contents John Felton, Sermons.
Language Latin
Origin English, Oxford
Date 1460
Material parchment
Bibliography
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c. 435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 574, II, pl. 573 (fol. 44v)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 8
Summary Catalogue no. 32566
Summary of contents Speculum spiritalium.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment, paper

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 9
Summary Catalogue no. 32710
Summary of contents Honorius Augustodunensis, Elucidarium. Theological miscellany.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 12th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Coloured capitals.


Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 10 (R)
Summary Catalogue no. 32862
Summary of contents Papal dispensation, issued by Julius II to the Bishop of Lincoln, granting to William Skevyngton and Anne Digby that their marriage should be accounted valid although they were cousins, dated 11 Dec. 1503.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, Rome
Date 1503
Material parchment

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 11
Summary Catalogue no. 33200
Summary of contents Salvianus, De gubernatione Dei.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 15th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Illuminated initials.


Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 12
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Miscellaneous theological treatises.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 14th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Plain red and blue initials.

Provenance

Pawn note in Hebrew characters mentioning Santa Maria della Servi; 'Iste liber est Sci. Petri', 16th century; bought from Messrs. Bull & Auvache, December 1902, for £3 13s. 6d., by Paget Toynbee, and given by him to the Bodleian, July 1916.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 13
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Johannes de Gamundia (attrib.), sermons.
Language Latin
Origin German
Date 15th century, late
Material paper

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

'S. Augustini Conventus Gammundiae' 17th century; 'Mrs Stephens'; bought by the Bodleian from G. H. Last, Bromley bookseller, cat. 58, item 706, 1916.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 15
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Collection of theological treatises.
Language Latin
Origin German
Date 14th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

E. Crawshaw (bookplate); Robert Steele (bookplate); bought, 1928.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 16
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Sermons.
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 13th century, last quarter
Material parchment

Decoration
Red and blue penwork initials.

Provenance

Robert Mackenzie Beverley (bookplate); John Grant, Edinburgh bookseller, catalogue, June (?) 1928, item 1138, priced £10 10s. (with MS. Lat. th. e. 17).

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 17
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Sermons.
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 13th century, last quarter
Material parchment

Decoration
Red and blue penwork initials.

Provenance

Robert Mackenzie Beverley (bookplate); John Grant, Edinburgh bookseller, catalogue, 1928 (?), item 1138, priced £10 10s. (with MS. Lat. th. e. 16).

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 18
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Theological tracts.
Language Latin
Origin German
Date 15th century, first half
Material paper

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

'Liber domus sancte Barbare in Colonia ordinis Carthusiensis', 15th century; '... Georgio Effrem ... colonia', 'I xlix'; Leander van Ess (1772-1847) (on whom see Hermann Knaus, 'Die Handschriften des Leander van Eß', Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesens, vol. 1 (pts. 3/4, 1956), 1958, 331-6; and Milton McC. Gatch, ed., 'so precious a foundation': The Library of Leander van Ess at the Burke Library of Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, New York, 1996), MS. 302; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 686, his sale at Sotheby's, 1910, lot 382; bought, 1930.
Bibliography
Richard Bruce Marks, The Library of the Charterhouse of St. Barbara in Cologne (Analencta Cartusiana, 21-22), Salzburg, 1974, 387-8

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 19
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Miscellaneous theological tracts.
Language Latin
Origin German
Date 15th century, middle
Material paper

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

Bequeathed by F. P. Barnard (bookplate), 1931.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 20
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Michael de Bononia, Tabula super libros magistri sentenciarum.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 15th century, first half
Material parchment

Provenance

Bought from Capt. G. E. Redway R. N. 1932.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 21
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Composite three parts: fols. 1-77 || fols. 78-93 || fols. 94-123
Summary of contents Alexander the Minorite, Commentary on the Apocalypse. || The Visions of Tondal and of St. Paul. || Alanus de Insulis, De arte praedicandi.
Language Latin
Origin German || German || German / Yugoslavian, Maribor
Date 13th century || 14th century, first half || 1326
Material paper

Decoration
Plain red and blue initials. || - || Plain red initials.

Provenance

Dietrich-Stein library, no. 382 in sale cat., '382' inside cover; bought from E. P. Goldschmidt, Ltd., Bond St. 1934.
Bibliography
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 575 (fols. 94-123), II, pl. 168 (fol. 110r)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 22
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Collection of sermons.
Language Latin
Origin German, Erfurt (?)
Date 1392
Material paper, parchment

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

'Iste liber est cartusien. prope Erfford', 15th cent.; perhaps in the Salvatorberg charterhouse catalogue, 15th century; bought 1935.
Bibliography
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 576, II, pl. 230 (fol. 10v)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 23
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Composite two parts: fols. 1-28 || fols. 29-98
Summary of contents Printed book: Ps-Augustine, De fuga mulierum. || Devotional and theological treatises.
Language Latin
Origin German, Speyer || German, Regensburg
Date c. 1472 || 1473
Material paper

Decoration
- || Plain red initials.

Provenance

Acquired early 19th century; kept as (pr. bk.) Auct VII.Q.4.44; transferred to the Department of Western MSS. in 1944.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 1, no. 15, June 1941, 255-6
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 577 (fols. 29-98), II, pl. 716 (fol. 39v)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 24
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Collection of sermons.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, last quarter
Material parchment

Provenance

Devereux Viscount Hereford (bookplate); 'Johannes Dillon 7' (cf. MS. Lat. th. e. 44); E. van Dam, bookseller, sold to A. G. Little, bequeathed by him to the Bodleian in 1946.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 2, no. 25, June 1947, 169

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 25
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents William Yve, Four lectiones. Johannes Consobrina de Portingalia, Tractatus de usuris.
Language Latin
Origin English, Oxford; London
Date c. 1464-1465
Material parchment

Provenance

Written by John Hychcok; 'W. Shaw Mason, [18]44'; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 7282; bought, 1947.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 26
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Mystical works mainly by Walter Hilton, including Scala perfectionis.
Language English, Latin
Origin English, Sheen
Date 15th century, second quarter
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine borders, initials. Written by Johannes Feriby, monk of Sheen (recorded in 1440), fol. 145v. (P&A iii. 935, pl. LXXXIX)

Provenance

Written by Johannes Feriby, monk of Sheen; Sheen Charterhouse, Surrey; 'Christopher Tootell', late 16th century; Lawrence Reyner, prior of Dieulouard (1624-9, 1653-7), 17th century; 'Datum huic monasterio sanctissime Trinitatis Celestinorum de Marcoussiaco [Marcoussis], 1691', and 'Ex dono Abelis de Sainte Marthe domini de Corbeuilli in suprema vectigalium curia senatoris'; bought, 1947.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 2, no. 27, Aug. 1948, 227-8

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 29
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Devotional treatises.
Language Latin
Origin Dutch
Date 15th century, end
Material paper

Decoration
Good decorative initial. (P&A i. 251)

Provenance

Front pastedown a document issued by the archdeacon of Antwerp, 15th century; bought, 1948.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 30
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Roger Dymmok, Contra duodecim haereses et errores Lollardorum.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date c. 1400
Material parchment

Decoration
Good border. (P&A iii. 778)

Provenance

'Liber magistri [Iohannis] Arnold ex emptione anno Christi 1439'; Nathaniel Cholmley (bookplate) (d. 1827); bought, 1949.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 3, no. 32, Aug. 1951, 223

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 31
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Augustine, Confessions.
Language Latin
Origin Fench, South-west (?)
Date 12th century, middle
Material parchment

Decoration
One fine, other good initials. (P&A i. 481, pl. XXXVIII)

Provenance

George Dunn (bookplate), his sale (first portion) Sotheby's 11 Feb. 1913 and three following days, lot 383, bought by Tregaskis for £14 10s.; given by F. E. Norris, 1952.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 4, no. 3, Dec. 1952, 173

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 32
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Robert Grosseteste, Templum domini; Tract on Penance.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 14th century
Material parchment

Provenance

C. Inglis (bookplate), his sale at Sotheby's, ('... formed by the late J. B. Inglis ... ') 11 June 1900 and three following days, lot 328, bought by Leighton for £1 5s.; George Dunn (bookplate), his sale (first portion), at Sotheby's, 11 Feb. 1913 and three following days, lot 504, bought by Payne for 14s; 'G. B. Lowe, 1931'; bought, 1953.
Bibliography
R. W. Hunt, 'A Dismembered Manuscript: Bodleian MS. Lat. th. e. 32 and British Museum Add. MS. 17376', Bodleian Library Record, 7, no. 5, July 1966, 271-5

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 33
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Thomas Gascoigne, Notebook.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century, 1456 in part
Material parchment

Provenance

'Rowland George eius liber emit' 18th century; Franciscans at Abergavenny (?); St. Michaels Benedictine Abbey, Belmont (bookplate), 19th century., bought at Sotheby's 20 July 1954, part of lot 404.
Bibliography
Notable Accessions: Guide to an Exhibition Held in 1958, Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1958, no. 18, pl. III

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 34
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Johannes de Ripa, Lectura super primo sententiarum abbreviata per Paulum de Venetiis.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, Padua
Date 1402
Material parchment, paper

Provenance

R. R. Howlett, 1917; bought at Sotheby's, 6 Dec. 1954, lot 20.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 5, no. 5, May 1956, 275
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 578, II, pl. 247 (fol. 10r)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 35
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Miscellaneous theological tracts.
Language Latin
Origin European, North
Date 15th century
Material paper

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

Chatten, given to Thomas Martin; Francis Blomefield (bookplate); bought from Dobell, cat. 141, no. 421, 1955

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 36
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Theological tracts.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 14th century
Material parchment

Provenance

'Jan. 1647 C. I. Fairfax ex dono Mri Todd novae ecclesiae de Leeds fidelis pastoris'; James Sotheby (?) (d.1720), late 17th century; C. W. H. Sotheby (?); Lt.-Col. H. G. Sotheby; Major-General F. E. Sotheby, of Ecton Hall, Northampton, his sale at Sotheby's, 21 Nov. 1955, lot 238, including MS. Lat. th. e. 37, bought.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 37
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Theological tracts.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 14th century
Material parchment

Provenance

'Ecclesie de Spofford' 15th century [i.e. Spofford, Co. Yorks]; James Sotheby of Ecton Hall, sale, Sotheby's 21 Nov. 1955, lot 238, bought with MS. Lat. th. e. 36.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 38
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Augustine, Sermons. Miscellaneous theological tracts.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 12th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Initials. (P&A iii. 275)

Provenance

'Bibliotheca Swaniana 1792'; Richard Howlett, 1889 (bookplate); Sotheby's 26 Jan. 1959, lot 53, bought.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 39
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Composite three parts
Summary of contents Miscellaneous theological treatises. || Thomas Aquinas, Commentary on the De causis. || Johannes de Rupella, Summa de anima.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Flourished red and blue initials. || - || Spaces left for rubricator.

Provenance

'De comunitate fratrum minorum Sarum', and pressmark 'I.32', 15th century; 'Richardus Normecot ... 14 Junii 1570 12 Elizabethe'; 'Guilelmus Derbeus 18 Marcii 1638'; bought at Sotheby's 15 June 1959, lot 191.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 6, no. 6, Sept. 1961, 662

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 40
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Theological treatises.
Language Latin
Origin French, North
Date 13th century, third quarter
Material parchment

Decoration
Good historiated initials. Directions to the illuminator survive. Colophon in French of the scribe Gichars, fol. 101v. (P&A i. 533)

Provenance

Presented to the Society of Writers to the Signet, Edinburgh (arms on binding), by J. Macfarquhar, 1814; Sotheby's 1 Nov. 1960, lot 2411; bought from Quaritch, 1961.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 41
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Nicholas de Gorran, Sermons for Sundays and Saints' days.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 14th century, first half
Material parchment

Decoration
Good borders, initials. (P&A iii. 629)

Provenance

Sir Ashton Lever (bookplate); bought, 1961.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 42
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Lucas de Bitonto, Sermons for Sundays throughout the year.
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 13th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Fleuronnée initials.

Provenance

'207' (fol. 1), spine label: 'Traité de Morale M 22', 17th century; bought, 1961.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 44
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Gaufridus Babion, et al., Collection of sermons.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 12th century
Material parchment

Provenance

'Joannes Dillon 8', identifiable in John Dillon's sale, by Barclay and Skirving, Trongate, Glasgow, Nov. 1831, lot 697; R. C. Jenkins; given to Rev. Charles Deacon, 29 Dec. 1953; given by N. R. Ker, 1964.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 46
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Miscellaneous theological works.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, first quarter
Material parchment, paper

Decoration
Red initials.

Provenance

'Ric', 'Edwardus' 15th century; 'Liber Richardi Wood et amicorum', 16th-17th century; 'De la biblothèque de la Chevaliere D'Eon', sale, Sotheby's, 22 May 1793 and three days following, lot 641, bought by Joy for 7s/6d; Sotheby's 11 Dec. 1972, lot 37, bought.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 47
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Bonaventure, Nicholas of Lyra, et al., Theological tracts.
Language Latin
Origin Flemish (?), Ghent (?)
Date 15th century
Material paper, parchment

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

Original (?) pressmark; Augustus Frederick (1773-1843), Duke of Sussex, 6th son of George III, with his bookplate inscribed with the shelfmark 'VI | H. i. y', perhaps the MS. described in Thomas Joseph Pettigrew Bibliotheca Sussexiana. A Descriptive Catalogue, accompanied by Historical and Biographical Notices, of the Manuscripts and Printed Books contained in the Library of His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, K.G., D.C.L., &c. &c. &c. &c. in Kensington Palace., London, 1827, vol. I, pt. I, no. 87, pp. cli-clii [Bod. 259 d. 40], his sale, part II, by Evans, 31 July 1844 and three following days, perhaps lot 32 [Bod. Mus. bibl. III 8o 483a]; various booksellers' cuttings; Henderson (bookplate with motto 'Sola virtus nobilitat'); given by N. R. Ker, 1975. Formerly Dep. e. 93.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 48
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Odo of Morimondo, Sermons.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 12th century, late - 13th century, early
Material parchment

Decoration
Red initials with penwork.

Provenance

The Cistercian monastery of Morimondo, Pavia (?), as suggested by the text and later provenance; Paolo Giovio (?) (1483-1552); Christie's 17 Nov. 1976, lot 380.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 9, no. 6, Jan. 1978, 358-9

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 49
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Thomas of Vaucelles, Commentary on the Song of Songs. Beltramus de Reoldis, monk and treasurer of Morimondo, Added tabula.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, Morimondo
Date 12th century, late - 13th century, early; 1310 (fols. 1-9)
Material parchment

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

The Cistercian monastery of Morimondo, Pavia; the added tabula has the inscription, 'Tabula anno domini MCCCX composita a dono [sic] Beltramo de Reoldis monacho et thessaurio Morimundi Mediolanensis ...' (this monk also copied California, Berkeley, MS. 49, at Morimondo in 1288); ? Paolo Giovio (1483-1552); Christie's 26 Nov. 1976, lot 381.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 9, no. 6, Jan. 1978, 358-9
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 579 (fols. 1-9), II, pl. 152 (fol. 3r)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 50
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Hugo de Prato florido, Sermons.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, Parma, Dominican convent
Date 1439
Material parchment, paper

Decoration
Illuminated initials. Historiated initial on fol. 1.

Provenance

Written by Johannes Bellus of Ferrara, who records the circumstances of its production in a poem on fol. 228r-v (pr. in BLR, 10, 130-1; fol. 228r ill. in Maggs Bros. catalogue, see below); various 15th-century ownership inscriptions; Giovio library (?), Como; Christie's 17 Nov. 1976, lot 376; Maggs, Catalogue 990 (Ancient, Medieval, and Modern, No. 18), Jan. 1979, item 173, pl. II.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 10, no. 2, Dec. 1979, 128-31, pl. IV (fol. 1r)
A. C. de la Mare, 'Further Italian Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library', in La miniatura italiana tra gotico e Rinascimento, E. Sesti (ed.), I, 1985, no. 20, p. 138
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c. 435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 580, II, pl. 383 (fol. 12r)

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. e. 51
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Guerric of Igny, Sermons.
Language Latin
Origin European, North
Date 15th century, late - 16th century, early
Material paper

Provenance

Swann Gallery, New York, 11 Oct. 1979, lot 240; bought by Quaritch for the Bodleian.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 3
Summary Catalogue no. 31096
Summary of contents Bede, Commentary on Proverbs.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 12th century, second half
Material parchment

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 4
Summary Catalogue no. 31097
Summary of contents Planctus et dolor Virginis Marie, attrib. St. Bernard of Clairvaux
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 15th century
Material paper

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 5
Summary Catalogue no. 31541
Summary of contents Book of directions for the conduct of a Cistercian abbot. Part of a book of formulae epistolarum for the use of an abbot and monastery.
Language Latin
Date 13th century, second half
Material paper

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 6
Summary Catalogue no. 33090
Summary of contents Gerard of Liège, De doctrina cordis.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 14th century, beginning
Material parchment

Decoration
Good fleuronnée borders, initials. (P&A iii. 560)


Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 7
Summary Catalogue no. 33201
Summary of contents Isaac Syrus, De contemptu mundi.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, North
Date 14th century, beginning
Material parchment

Decoration
Border, historiated initial. Written by Albertinus de Pontecello, notary. (P&A ii. 156) Historiated initial pasted in (fol. ii), French, 16th centruy, early. (P&A iii. 1329)


Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 8
Summary Catalogue no. 34476
Summary of contents Ecclesiastical Constitutions of the province of Canterbury.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century, second half
Material parchment

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 10
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Thomas à Kempis, miscellaneous works.
Language Latin
Origin Dutch
Date 15th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Border, initials. (P&A i. 238)

Provenance

Probably written in a monastery of the Windesheim congregation; Walter Long (bookplate); E. P. Goldschmidt, cat. 39, no. 151, 1936.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 15
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents St. Bernard, De praecepto et dispensatione.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 12th century, middle
Material parchment

Decoration
Plain red initials.

Provenance

'Ex libris Ronaldi Asshetonii Coates from the Dunn library sold at Sotheby's Feb. vi 1914', but not in the Sotheby catalogue of the Dunn sale for this year; bought from Quaritch, cat. 582, no. 340, 1940.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 1, no. 13, Feb. 1941, 222

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 17
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Breviarium veteris et novi testamenti. Mirabilia. Alphabetical collection.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Blue initials flourished in red.

Provenance

Bought, 1950.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 18
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Guibert of Tournai, Sermons (Sermones de festis).
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 13th century - 14th century
Material parchment

Provenance

Charles Adrien Picard, 19th century; J. (?) M. Dolan, 1854; bought, 1951.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 4, no. 4, April 1953, 227

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 19
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Miscellaneous collection of theological pieces, perhaps put together by the scribe.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 14th century, first half
Material parchment

Decoration
Initials. Written by frater Johannes Wysbeche, fol. 24. (P&A iii. 620)

Provenance

F. C. Brooke; bought, 1957.
Bibliography
Bodleian Library Record, 6, no. 6, Sept. 1961, 663

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 20
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Miscellaneous devotional pieces.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century, early
Material parchment

Decoration
Red and blue flourished and plain initials.

Provenance

Syon monastery, in the 16th century cat. (Content & sec. fol.); J. T. Brockett, his sale, Sotheby's 18 June 1843, lot 659; 'J. Raine, York, Jan. 1862'; Sotheby's 15 March 1907 and following day, lot 350, bought by Leighton for £3 8s.; William Greenwell; Wilfred Merton (1889-1957); bought from Breslauer, 1958.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 21
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Collection of sermons.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Red and blue flourished initials.

Provenance

Sotheby's 26 Jan. 1959, lot 54.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 23
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Bonaventure, Breviloquium de fide catholica.
Language Latin
Origin French, Paris/Soissons
Date 1405
Material parchment

Provenance

Signed, dated, colophon: 'Explicit breuiloquium de fide catholica. editum a bonauentura cordigero. exellenti doctore: scriptum a fratre andrea de vaylico suessionum diocesis. anno domini MCCCV. finitum mense ianuario. pro fratre henrico pistoris plebano et bachalario in sacra pagina'; early pressmark of St.-Victoire, Paris, etc.; Charles W. Reynell, by descent to his great-nephew, C. H. Reynell, of Memphis, Tenessee, his sale at Sotheby's 26 July 1937 lot 153; Maggs, cat. 713 (1942) no. 391; given by N. R. Ker, 1975. Formerly Dep. f. 29.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. th. f. 24
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Sermons on the Gospels for the Church year.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 15th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Plain red initials. Illuminated initial cut out on fol. 1r.

Provenance

Swann Gallery, New York, 11 Oct. 1979, lot 255, bought by Quaritch for the Bodleian.


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