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

MS. Ashmole 391

Summary Catalogue no.: 6732

Summary Catalogue no.: 6733

Summary Catalogue no.: 6854b

Summary Catalogue no.: 6872

Summary Catalogue no.: 6873

Summary Catalogue no.: 6874

Physical Description

Composite: six parts

MS. Ashmole 391 - Part 1

Contents

Medical and astrological treatises
Language(s): English and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 16th century ; English

MS. Ashmole 391 - Part 2

Contents

John Somer , Astronomical calendar (English version)
Language(s): English and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniatures, diagrams. Table of dominical letters starting in 1440, fol. 5 (P&A iii. 904)

Miniature, fol. 3: Zodiac man

Miniature, fol. 8v: blood-letting man

History

Origin: c. 1440 ; English

MS. Ashmole 391 - Part 3

Contents

Johannes Lichtenberger , Prognosticatio,

printed book (Bod-inc.L-103(2)) [Heidelberg: Printer of the Vocabularius, after 1 Apr. 1488]

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: after 1488 ; German

MS. Ashmole 391 - Part 4

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 1598 ; English

MS. Ashmole 391 - Part 5

Contents

Nicholas of Lynn , Kalendarium
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniatures.

Diagrams. (P&A iii. 678, pl. LXX)

History

Origin: 14th century, end (after 1387) ; English

MS. Ashmole 391 - Part 6

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good border.

Initial.

Diagrams. (P&A iii. 802)

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English

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). Additional description of decoration by Elizabeth Solopova, c. 2000.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides) [part 2]
Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides) [part 5]

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.