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

MS. Digby 157

Summary Catalogue no.: 1758


Bernardus Silvestris, Cosmographia
Language(s): Latin
Johannes de Alta Villa, Architrenius
Language(s): Latin
Joseph of Exeter, Bellum Troianum
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 12th century

Provenance and Acquisition

Battle, Sussex, Benedictine abbey of St Martin (?) : Pressmark like others from Battle. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

'John Coke', 'Willyam Coke' (s. xvi). Thomas Allen (1540?--1632). Sir Kenelm Digby (1603–1665). (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).


Last Substantive Revision

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