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

MS. Digby 233

Summary Catalogue no.: 1834


Aegidius de Columna, De regimine principum (English translation by John Trevisa )
Language(s): Middle English
Vegetius, De re militari (English translation by John Walton made in 1408)
Language(s): Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander iii. 815, pl. LXXX:

Fine miniatures.

Fine borders.

Fine initials.


Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English, Bristol (?)

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). Decoration follows Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (13 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.