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'Incipit Stimulus Consciencie', the Prick of Conscience, as MS. Douce 156, in English verse, written in the second half of the 14th cent.

MS. Douce 157
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

This copy begins 'The mighte of the Fader almyghtty': the rubrics are in Latin.

'Eduardi Umfreville', 18th cent.: notes by him and Douce about the treatise are on fols. i-xi.


  • Creation: written in the second half of the 14th cent.


119 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce 157

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 21731

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

Physical Facet

On parchment


10 1/4 × 7 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom