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

MS. Digby 216

Summary Catalogue no.: 1817


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 14th century

Provenance and Acquisition

Oxford, Oxfordshire, Merton College: 'Liber magistri Willelmi Reed ...' (fol. 1v). 'Merton', s. xiv, immediately below Reed's inscr. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Tho. Allen. (MLGB3)

Powicke, Books of Merton, no. 544. 2 o folio: 'non minus'. (fol. 58r) 'Wantyng habet vj [...] pond' v unc' [...]'. (fol. 61r) 'constat magistro Thome [...] quem luebat de cist' vniuersitatis'. (MLGB3)

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.