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

MS. Digby 67

Summary Catalogue no.: 1668

Physical Description

Composite: eight parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Fols. 85-116: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Merton College: 'Liber domus scolarium de Merton in Oxon. de legato Magistri Johannis Reynham sacre pagine professoris et quondam socii eiusdem domus' (fol. 85r). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

2 o folio: 'multitudine uut [?] in'. Powicke, Merton Books, no. 352. In catalogue D no. 28. (MLGB3)

Kenelm Digby, 1603–1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 67 – Part 1

Contents

1.
Astrological treatises
Language(s): Latin and English
2.
Richard of Wallingford, Exafrenon prognosticationum temporis (English translation)
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Initials.

History

Origin: 15th century (?)

MS. Digby 67 – Part 2

Contents

Astrological treatises.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century (?)

MS. Digby 67 – Part 3

Contents

1.
Dietary
Language(s): English
2.
Scientific texts
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century (?)

MS. Digby 67 – Part 4

Contents

1.
Treatises on calendar
Language(s): Latin
2.
Arithmetical treatise
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century

MS. Digby 67 – Part 5

Contents

Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia regum Britanniae (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning

MS. Digby 67 – Part 6

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, end

MS. Digby 67 – Part 7

Contents

1.
Philosophical texts
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; Italian, North , or ; French, South

MS. Digby 67 – Part 8

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century

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).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.