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 by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on 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) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (6 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography