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

MS. Digby 65

Summary Catalogue no.: 1666

Physical Description

Composite: three parts

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; and (fols. 164, 168) on S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford Vol. 1: Mass Books (typescript, 1957), p. 113b.

MS. Digby 65 - Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Digby 65 - Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Digby 65 - Part 3

Contents

Language(s): Latin

2. (fols. 164, 168)
Proses

The first two with the first line of music. The last one probably incomplete.

Incipit: Aula vernat virginalis cuius pars est integralis

Pr. Anal. Hymn. 31.20-1, and Mediaevalia et humanistica 15 (1963), 54-68, ascribed to John of Garland.

Incipit: Aurea rosea vinea poderis

Pr. Anal. Hymn. 46.194.

Incipit: Rex celestis curie regalis familie

Apparently unprinted.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions: (leaf): 205 × 140 mm.

Layout

(fols. 164, 168) written space 170 × 110 mm. , 20 lines.

Musical Notation:

Space for music left blank; 2 lines of square notation on staves of 4 or 5 red lines.

History

Origin: 13th century ; England