A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Broxb. 84.3

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)


Texts on astrology, geomancy, etc.
Language(s): German with a very little Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: i + 349 + ii fols
Dimensions (leaf): 295 × 215 mm.
Dimensions (written): c. 200-20 × 120 mm.


1 col., c. 24-8 lines.


Written by Nicolaus Breys of Bayreuth (fol. 272r)


Coloured initials.


Blind-stamped leather binding over boards, dated 1469 on the lower cover, by Hans Stumpf of Nördlingen.


Origin: 1469 ; German, Bavaria

Provenance and Acquisition

'iohans fücht ze machen schaffet mich' (binding).

Formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1413.

Record Sources

Description based on Watson, with additional information from Heiles (see bibliography); previously described in Peter Kidd, Checklist of Medieval Western Manuscripts Acquired 1916- (typescript, c. 1996-2000).

Digital Images

Internet Archive(digitized microfilm)


Last Substantive Revision

2018-07-25: Description revised based on _Dated and datable_ with some information from Heiles; refs. to Hailes description and online images added.