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

MS. Digby 141

Summary Catalogue no.: 1742


Petrarch, Canzoniere
Language(s): Italian
Petrarch, Trionfi
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Written in humanistic script by Andreoccius Gerardi of Siena, 'miles', fol. 176v (Andreozzo Petrucci?) (Pächt and Alexander ii. 345, pl. XXXII)


Pächt and Alexander ii. 345, pl. XXXII: Close in style to Padua, Bibl. Cap., MS. D. 33 with the arms of Jacobo Zeno, bp. of Padua. Decorated by Joachinus de Gigantibus.

Fine border.

Fine initials.


Origin: 1465 ; Italian, Siena

Provenance and Acquisition

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 (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 426

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.