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

MS. Digby 222

Summary Catalogue no.: 1823


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 14th century, beginning ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Canterbury, Kent, Benedictine cathedral priory of Holy Trinity or Christ Church: Assigned to Christ Church, Canterbury, on the evidence of marks in the margins (see fol. 1r), cf. the note for CCCC S.P.71. (MLGB3: evidence from marginalia, sometimes distinctive of a particular house or known scribe).

At foot of fols. 1r, 13r, 21r, 29r, 37r "Dominus Ranð de arundell" (s. xiv in.). See Bracton and Azo, Selden Soc. (MLGB3)

2 o folio: "Hoc autem". (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.