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

MS. Digby 235

Summary Catalogue no.: 28191


Roger Bacon, Opus maius
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Written by the same scribe as MS. Fairfax 4 and decorated in the same style as that manuscript.


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 (8 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.