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Canonical Epistles and Ecclesiastes, written in 1504 by P. Meghen

MS. Douce 110
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. 1 (fol. 1). The Canonical Epistles, with the preface of st. Jerome.
  2. 2 (fol. 43). Ecclesiastes, with the preface of st. Jerome.
  3. 3 (fol. 64). 'Liber de dignitate humane conditionis, qui sancto Ambrosio authori a quibusdam ascribitur.'.
  4. 4 (fol. 71). 'Liber de dignitate sacerdotali diui Ambrosii Episcopi.' At fol. 87 an extract from Augustine's Soliloquia follows.

'... Presens conscriptus est libellus . sumptibus & expensis ... Christophori Vrswyke Wyndesore Decani: arte vero & ingenio Petri Meghen monoculi, Theutonis nacione Brabantini, oppidi Buschiducensis Leodiensis diocesis. Anno ... millesimo quingentesimo quinto [error for quarto] ... mensis Nouembris die vigesima octava ...' The arms of Urswyke are on fol. 3, cf. 42, 63.


  • Creation: written in 1504 by P. Meghen


92 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Douce 110

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21684

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Custodial History

Owned in the 16th cent. by 'Philipe Morice' (fol. 3): and in 1797 by Michael Wodhull, whose arms are on the binding.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with an illuminated border, capitals, etc.


9 × 6 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom