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

MS. Digby 159

Summary Catalogue no.: 1760


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 12th century, second half ; English, Canterbury, St. Augustine's

Provenance and Acquisition

Canterbury, Kent, Benedictine abbey of St Augustine (originally of St Peter and St Paul): Identifiable in the Catalogue by second folio. (MLGB3: evidence of dicta probatoria, usually a secundo folio).

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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

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