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MS. Digby 186

Summary Catalogue no.: 1787

Physical Description

Composite:

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Fols. 1-2: York, Yorkshire, Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin: (MLGB3: evidence from locally specific contents, including obits, scribbles, etc.).

Th. Allen. (MLGB3)

Copy of injunctions of 1206 mad by the legate 'in accessu suo ad monasterium nostrum', perhaps originally formed a blank page of a service book -- now used as flyleaf for other much later works: notes on another flyleaf suggest connection with Stanlaw--Whatley. Injunctions printed in Engl. Hist. Rev. 46 (1931) 449--52. (MLGB3)

Kenelm Digby, 1603–1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 186 – Part 1

Contents

1.
Injunctions of Cardinal John of Ferentino for St Mary's Abbey, York, 1206 (flyleaf)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning ; English, York (?), St Mary's Abbey (?)

MS. Digby 186 – Part 2

Contents

1.
John of Bridlington, Versus prophetiales
Language(s): Latin
3.
Prophetic texts.
Language(s): Latin and English
4.
Life of St. Edward the Confessor
Language(s): Latin
5.
Historical texts and notes
Language(s): Latin
6.
Chronicle of England to 1307
Language(s): Latin and English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper, parchment

History

Origin: 15th century - 16th century, beginning ; English

Additional Information

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).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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