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

MS. Digby 196

Summary Catalogue no.: 1797

Contents

1.
Marco Polo , De conditionibus et consuetudinibus orientalium regionum (fragment and extracts; Latin tr.)
Language(s): Latin
2.
Geographical texts
Language(s): Latin
3.
Lapidary
Language(s): Latin
4.
Prophecies
Language(s): Latin and French
5.
Historical notes
Language(s): Latin and English
6.
Religious notes and extracts
Language(s): Latin and English
7.
Geoffrey of Monmouth , Historia regum Britanniae (extract)
Language(s): Latin
8.
Ranulph Higden , Polychronicon (extracts)
Language(s): Latin
9.
Chronicles of England
Language(s): Latin and English
10.
Lists of names
Language(s): Latin and English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century ; 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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)