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 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 (3 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

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.