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

MS. Digby 26

Summary Catalogue no.: 1627

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 3-7 || fols. 8-19 || fols. 20-28 || fols. 29-64 || fols. 65-75 || fols. 76-136 || fols. 137-40

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

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.

MS. Digby 26 - Part 1

Contents

Grammatical treatise
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fleuronnée initials, fols. 1-28, 76-136.

History

Origin: 14th century

MS. Digby 26 - Part 2

Contents

Grammatical treatise
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; Portuguese

MS. Digby 26 - Part 3

Contents

Facetus
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; Portuguese

MS. Digby 26 - Part 4

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; Portuguese

MS. Digby 26 - Part 5

Contents

Grammatical treatise
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; Portuguese

MS. Digby 26 - Part 6

Contents

1.
Grammatical treatise
Language(s): Portuguese
2.
Disticha Catonis
Language(s): Latin
3.
Poems
Language(s): Latin
4.
Aesop , Fabulae
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; Portuguese

MS. Digby 26 - Part 7

Contents

Miscellaneous notes
Language(s): Latin and English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century