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 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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (13 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.'