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

MS. Digby 146

Summary Catalogue no.: 1747


Aldhelm, De uirginitate (with Old English glosses)
Language(s): Latin with Old English glosses
Aldhelm, Epistola ad Ehfridum
Language(s): Latin
Passion of St. Edward king and martyr (later addition)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine initial. (P&A iii. 26, pl. II)


Origin: 10th century, end; addition, 12th century, end - 13th century, beginning ; English, Abingdon

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 P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations 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.'