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MS. Digby 63

Summary Catalogue no.: 1664


Language(s): Latin
Computistical texts (including extracts from Bede , Ps.-Bede )
Language(s): Latin
Texts relating to the Easter cycle
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Initials. Written by Raegenboldus sacerdos [de Wentonia - c. 1000 over erasure]. Evidence for date 867–92 in tables on fols. 8v, 20v. (P&A iii. 16, pl. I)


Origin: 9th century, second half ; English, North (?)

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).


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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.