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

MS. Digby 158

Summary Catalogue no.: 1759


Defensor, Liber scintillarum
Language(s): Latin
Sententiae Anselmi
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander iii. 146:

Good initial.

Sketches on fly-leaves, 15th century (?).


Origin: 12th century, middle ; English, Reading

Provenance and Acquisition

Reading, Berkshire, Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin: 'Hic est Sancte Marie de Radinge . . .'. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

T. Allen. 4 o 14. (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.