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MS. Bodl. 130

Summary Catalogue no.: 27609

Physical Description

Composite: two parts

Decoration

Fine miniatures (partly coloured drawings, partly painted). Partly copying an early English model of 10th century, end. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 53, pl. VI)

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Benedictine abbey of St Edmund, King and Martyr: 'Herbarium diascorid' de armario monachorum sancti Edmundi. M.44' (top fol. 1r, mostly erased, s. xiv). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

'Liber Aug. Stywardi ex dono Tho: Knyvett Armigeri' (s. xvi) Thomas Knyvett [Knyvet] , Baron Knyvett (1545/6–1622), courtier Edward Tyson (1651--1708), physician and anatomist, 1706 (MLGB3)

MS. Bodl. 130 – Part 1

Contents

1.
Ps.-Apuleius, Herbarium
Language(s): Latin (with some later additions in Old English)
2.
Ps.-Dioscorides, Ex herbis femininis (extracts)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 11th century, end ; English, Bury St. Edmunds

MS. Bodl. 130 – Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 11th century, end ; English, Bury St. Edmunds

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1905). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Availability

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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Digital Bodleian (75 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.