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

MS. Digby 29

Summary Catalogue no.: 1630

Contents

1.
Medical treatises and recipes
Language(s): English and Latin
2.
Herbal texts
Language(s): English, French and Latin
3.
John March (15th cent.) , De metris
Language(s): Latin
4.
Grammatical texts
Language(s): Latin
5.
Antonius Musa , De herba vettonica (ch. 1)
Language(s): Latin
6.
Giles of Corbeil , De urinis
Language(s): Latin
7.
Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum
Language(s): Latin
8.
John of Mirfield , Breuiarium Bartholomaei (extract)
Language(s): Latin
9.
Ps.-Hippocrates , Astrologia medicorum
Language(s): Latin
10.
'Macer' , De uiribus herbarum
Language(s): Latin
11.
Antidotarium Nicholai
Language(s): Latin
12.
Astrological treatises
Language(s): Latin
13.
Trotula
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Diagrams. Largely written by Richard Stapleton, Master of Balliol College, Oxford, fols. 129, etc. (P&A iii. 889)

History

Origin: c. 1430 ; English, Oxford

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.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography