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

MS. Digby 183

Summary Catalogue no.: 1784


Albertus Magnus, Mineralia
Language(s): Latin
Alkindus, De radiis stellarum
Language(s): Latin
Roger Bacon, Opus Maius (extract)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper


Origin: 14th century, end

Provenance and Acquisition

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Clare College (formerly University Hall, formerly Clare Hall): Provenance inferred from the sighting of this MS at Clare Hall by Leland, who quoted a marginal note on Roger Bacon from the copy; this note appears in the bottom margin of fol. 38r. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

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.