MS. Digby 35
Summary Catalogue no.: 1636
List of prohibited degrees of marriage. Some text continues onto fol. 2r. Addition, later 15th century.
List of herbs with quantities. Addition, later 15th century.
Blank except for continuation of item i.
Beginning of a form of will in English. Addition, later 15th century.
Blank (except for signature of Brian Twyne, see provenance)
Table of chapters
Councils and Synods, ed. F. M. Powicke and C. R. Cheney, II.ii (1964) 982-1059
Councils and Synods, ed. F. M. Powicke and C. R. Cheney, II.ii (1964) 1059-1077
Blank except for scribbles, pen trials (illegible) and ownership note (see provenance)
Note of the testament of 'Richard H.' of the parish of 'Otery' (Ottery St Mary, Devon), dated 10 April 1474, mentioning his wife Dionysia.
23-25 long lines.
Faint frame-ruling sometimes visible. Prickings visible in quires a, b, d, e, i.
Fols. 5r-76r: chapter headings marked by 2-3 line initials in blue, with red penwork. Paraphs in alternating blue and red. Rubrics in red.
Typical Digby binding.
Provenance and Acquisition
The name 'Karey', 15th century (fol. 1v)
Signed by 'William Pytts of Cotlagh', 15th century (fol. 79)
Owned by Richard Gill, 15th century (?) (fol. 77)
Owned by Thomas Allen, 1542-1632; no. 58 in his catalogue; signed by Brian Twyne, 1581-1644 (fol. 3r), who wrote the description of this MS. for Allen.
Bequeathed by Allen in 1632 to Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665, 'A. 103' in the Digby/Allen inventory
Given by Digby to the Bodleian in 1634.
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)