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

MS. Digby 9

Summary Catalogue no.: 1610

Contents

Bible.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

P&A iii. 468, pl. XLI

Some fine, many good historiated initials.

Some fine, many good other initials (mutilated and defaced).

History

Origin: c. 1270–1280 ; English

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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (7 images from 35mm slides)

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.