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

MS. Ashmole 370

Summary Catalogue no.: 6729


Nicholas of Lynn, Kalendarium
Language(s): Latin
Astronomical diagrams and tables
Language(s): Latin
Medical recipes
Language(s): Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniature (defaced). Tables and diagrams (starting date 1424, unfinished with later additions). (Pächt and Alexander iii. 873, pl. LXXXIII)

fol. 27v, miniature, Zodiac man.


Origin: 15th century, second quarter (c. 1424 (?))) ; English

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 Pächt and Alexander (1973). Additional description of decoration by Elizabeth Solopova, c. 2000.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 3: Rituals and Directories (typescript, 1957), p. 196

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.