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

MS. Digby 172

Summary Catalogue no.: 1773

Physical Description

Composite: A || B || fols. 25-54 || D || fols. 71-77 || F || G || H

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 172 - Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; English

MS. Digby 172 - Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

MS. Digby 172 - Part 3

Contents

1.
Life of St. Catherine of Sweden
Language(s): Latin
2.
Life of St. Petrus Olavi
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Penwork.

History

Origin: 1427-1451 ; English

MS. Digby 172 - Part 4

Contents

Treatises on the Virgin Mary.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century ; English

MS. Digby 172 - Part 5

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Diagram. (P&A iii. 504)

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; English

MS. Digby 172 - Part 6

Contents

2.
Poems.
Language(s): Latin
3.
Aesop , Fabulae
Language(s): Latin
4.
Petrus Riga , Aurora (part)
Language(s): Latin
5.
Theological texts.
Language(s): Latin
6.
Johannes Presbyter , Epistola Manueli
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; English

MS. Digby 172 - Part 7

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, early ; English

MS. Digby 172 - Part 8

Contents

Exempla
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, early ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on 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) and supplementary sources.

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