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

MS. Digby 75

Summary Catalogue no.: 1676

Physical Description

Composite: three parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 75 - Part 1

Contents

1.
Herbal
Language(s): Latin
2.
Medical recipes
Language(s): English
3.
Trotula
Language(s): Latin
4.
Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt , Epistola de magnete (incomplete)
Language(s): Latin
5.
Medical and scientific texts.
Language(s): Latin and English
6.
Ps.-Ptolemy , Centiloquium
Language(s): Latin
7.
Astrological treatise
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

MS. Digby 75 - Part 2

Contents

2.
Astrological treatise
Language(s): Latin
3.
Arithmetical treatise
Language(s): Latin
4.
Disputacio corporis et animae
Language(s): Latin
5.
Adam of Aldersbach, Summula Raymundi
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

MS. Digby 75 - Part 3

Contents

1.
John Mirk , Manuale sacerdotis
Language(s): Latin
2.
Scientific text in verse (extract from the Legend of St Michael in the South English Legendary)
Language(s): English
4.
Treatise on calendar
Language(s): Latin
5.
Medical recipes
Language(s): Latin and English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

Additional Information

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.