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.

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.

MS. Digby 58 - Part 1

Contents

Astrological texts
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good diagrams, borders, initials (some later additions (?)). Mutilated. (P&A iii. 1166)

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