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

MS. Ashmole 360

Summary Catalogue no.: 6641

Summary Catalogue no.: 6710

Summary Catalogue no.: 6714

Summary Catalogue no.: 6716

Summary Catalogue no.: 6854b

Physical Description

Composite: nine parts

MS. Ashmole 360 - Part 1

Contents

1.
Letter of fraternity,

of br. Johannes ..., for Richard Ghonge (or Young) and his wife Marjory, dated 1450.

Language(s): Latin
2.
Letter of fraternity,

of br. Nicholas Fakenham, Provincial Master of the Franciscans in England, for John Claxton and his wife Mathilda, dated at Colchester

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initial in the Letter of Father Nicholas Fakenham. (P&A iii. 675)

History

Origin: c. 1395-1402, 1450 ; English

MS. Ashmole 360 - Part 2

Contents

1.
Arithmetical treatises and tables
Language(s): Latin
2.
Alexander de Villa Dei , Algorismus,

with commentary

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: c. 1300

MS. Ashmole 360 - Part 3

Contents

1.
Martin of Spain , Geomancy (in Latin and Middle English)
Language(s): Latin and English
2.
Texts on geomancy and astrology.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century

MS. Ashmole 360 - Part 4

Contents

2.
Albumasar , Flores astrorum
Language(s): Latin
3.
Theorica planetarum
Language(s): Latin
4.
Profatius Iudaeus , Tabulae almanac
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper, parchment

History

Origin: 14th century

MS. Ashmole 360 - Part 5

Contents

1.
Alcabitius , Liber introductorius
Language(s): Latin
2.
Astronomical text and tables.
Language(s): Latin
3.
Text on a game of cards
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century

MS. Ashmole 360 - Part 6

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century

MS. Ashmole 360 - Part 7

Contents

Matthias Woghenoris , Tractatus de memoria artificiali scholasticus
Colophon: Completa est hec ars memorie artificiose Cantebrigghe anno domini Moccccoxxviijo in festo octavias penthecostis: per manus M. Matthie Woghensoris completa ex diversibus opusculis confecta siquidem
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Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century

MS. Ashmole 360 - Part 8

Contents

1.
Alexander de Villa Dei , Massa compoti (incomplete)
Language(s): Latin
2.
Johannes de Sacro Bosco , De sphaera
Language(s): Latin
3.
Theological extracts and notes.
Language(s): Latin
4.
Religious verse
Language(s): Latin
5.
Innocent III , De miseria conditionis humanae (extracts)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Ashmole 360 - Part 9

Contents

1.
Calendar.
Language(s): Latin
2.
Astrological notes and tables.
Language(s): Latin
3.
Medical notes.
Language(s): Latin and French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century, early

MS. Ashmole 360 - Part 10

Contents

Astronomical diagram
Language(s): Latin and French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (W. H. Black, A descriptive, analytical, and critical catalogue of the manuscripts bequeathed unto the University of Oxford by Elias Ashmole Esq...., Quarto Catalogues X, 1845). Decoration, localization and date follow P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (6 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.