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

MS. Digby 218

Summary Catalogue no.: 1819

Physical Description

Composite: ten parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 218 - Part 1

Contents

John Pecham , Perspectiva communis
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century, beginning ; English

MS. Digby 218 - Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English

MS. Digby 218 - Part 3

Contents

Roger Bacon , Opus minus
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English

MS. Digby 218 - Part 4

Contents

1.
Aelred of Rievaulx , Speculum caritatis (abbreviated version: 'De vinculo perfectionis')
Language(s): Latin
2.
John Cassian , Collationes (extracts)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; English

MS. Digby 218 - Part 5

Contents

1.
Robert Grosseteste , Letters (extracts)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century, second half ; English

MS. Digby 218 - Part 6

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; English

MS. Digby 218 - Part 7

Contents

Cabbalistic (?) fragment
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century (?) ; English

MS. Digby 218 - Part 8

Contents

Ecclesiastical documents
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century (?) ; English

MS. Digby 218 - Part 9

Contents

Prophecies.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century (?) ; English

MS. Digby 218 - Part 10

Contents

Ranulph Higden , Polychronicon (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century (?) ; English

Additional Information

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.

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