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.

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

Additional Information

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

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.