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

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

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