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Sermons and a treatise, written in the 13th cent. in England (?)

MS. Douce 282

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  1. (fol. 1) Sermons in French: the first beg. 'Donauit illi nomen ... [Phil. ii. 9] Seint Pool li apostres parole de nostre Saluur': ends (imperfect) 'mester en seinte eglise.'.
  2. (fol. 56) 'Ici comence la Confession de pechez geir pur auer pardun': beg. '[T]uz icez ki cest escrit orrunt v lirrunt': a treatise on Confession. Among those who had written on the subject the author mentions Bartholomew, bp. of Exeter, Ailredus abbot of Rievaulx, 'li prior Clement' of Llanthony, Alexander (Essebiensis), 'maistre Robert de Flemesbroc [Flamborough ?]', etc.


  • written in the 13th cent. in England (?)


79 Leaves


MS. Douce 282

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 21856

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

Physical Facet

On parchment


6 3/4 × 5 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom