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

MS. Digby 115

Summary Catalogue no.: 1716


Walter Hilton, De imagine peccati
Language(s): Latin
Ps.-Bernard, De domo conscientiae
Language(s): Latin
Treatises on conscience (sometimes erroneously attributed to Thomas Fishburn O.S.S.)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander iii. 801:

Good border.

Good initial.


Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Coventry, Warwickshire, Benedictine cathedral priory of St Mary the Virgin: "Liber ecclesie cathedralis beate Marie de Coventre" (fol. 91v), in hand of text, following H. de S. Victore, De conscientia. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Thomas Allen (1540?--1632), A 112. 49. (MLGB3)

Added to the title of the last piece (fol. 105r) is "Missus mihi per T. fyscheburne." On fols. 11–91 each page has its catchword. (MLGB3)

Kenelm Digby, 1603–1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Bodleian Library Quarto Catalogues IX: Digby Manuscripts, repr. with addenda by R. W. Hunt and A. G. Watson, 1999). Decoration follows Pächt and Alexander (1973).


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.