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Translations and commentaries, written in the 15th cent.

MS. Douce 258
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

By Richard Rolle of Hampole: An English translation of, and commentary on:

  1. the Psalms in the 'Commendatio Animarum', 119 and 139
  2. the ten Psalms of the Passion

The first leaf is injured.

Also comprises:

  1. (fol. 39) The Athanasian Creed, with a commentary (by John Wycliffe)
  2. (fol. 46) The Gospels on Easter Day, Ascension Eve and Day, and st. Thomas's Day
  3. (fol. 48v) The General Epistles, with Jerome's prologue, wanting all after 3 John 6.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent.


70 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce 258

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 21832

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

Custodial History

Probably belonged to dr. R. Farmer, who writes a note about the book.

Physical Facet

On parchment, imperfect


7 1/2 × 5 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom