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

MS. Digby 58

Summary Catalogue no.: 1659

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1–37 || B || C

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603–1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 58 – Part 1

Contents

Astrological texts
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Mutilated. P&A iii. 1166:

Good diagrams.

Good borders.

Good initials (some later additions (?))

History

Origin: 15th century, second half ; English

MS. Digby 58 – Part 2

Contents

2.
Sermons
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

MS. Digby 58 – Part 3

Contents

1.
John Peckham, Constitutiones (1281)
Language(s): Latin
2.
Statutes of the Council of Reading (1279). (part)
Language(s): Latin
3.
Peter of Oxford , Summula confessionis
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; English

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). Decoration follows Pächt and Alexander (1973).

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.