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

MS. Ashmole 5

Summary Catalogue no.: 6655


Nicholas of Lynn , Kalendarium
Language(s): Latin
Astronomical tables.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good miniature (drawing), diagrams. (P&A iii. 680)

fol. 1r

  • Type initial D
  • Subject Trinity.
  • Type full border
  • Subject Floral designs, dragon, animal masks, tonsured cleric, kneeling, hands joined in prayer, supporting a scroll. In the lower margin two winged grotesques with human heads support a shield with a coat of arms.


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

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 (1 image from 35mm slides)