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

MS. Digby 185

Summary Catalogue no.: 1786

Contents

1.
Chronicle of England (Brut chronicle) to 1419, abbreviated version
Language(s): English
2.
Thomas Hoccleve, Regiment of Princes
Language(s): English
4.
Thomas Hoccleve, Tale of Jonathas
Language(s): English
5.
King Ponthus and the Fair Sidone.
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine initials with arms. Decorated catchwords. (P&A iii. 996, pl. XCII)

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

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.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (13 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography