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Published by Bodleian Library in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Digby, Kenelm, -- Sir, -- 1603-1665 -- Library -- Catalogs.,
  • Bodleian Library -- Catalogs.,
  • Manuscripts, English -- England -- Oxford -- Catalogs.,
  • Manuscripts -- England -- Oxford -- Catalogs.

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SeriesBodleian Library quarto catalogues -- 9.
ContributionsMacray, William Dunn, 1826-1916., Hunt, Richard William, 1908-1979, Watson, A. G., Allen, Thomas, 1542-1632.
The Physical Object
Pagination v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22613774M
ISBN 10185124056X

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Description by Matthew Holford (March , with thanks to Bruce Barker-Benfield for his comments). Previously described in the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Bodleian Library Quarto Catalogues IX: Digby Manuscripts, repr. with addenda by R. W. Hunt and A. G. Watson, ). Ancient Mysteries from the Digby Manuscripts Includes: Candlemas Day & Morality Supplement by Thomas Sharp Jhan Parfre John Payne Collier This book was transcribed and compiled in and an additional parchment of the manuscript was found and published two years later in This edition includes the orginal book and the additional supplement. Manuscripts collected by Digby, including manuscripts relating to Roger Bacon, astrology, astronomy, the Bible, medicine and theology. Administrative / Biographical History Sir Kenelm Digby was the younger son of Sir Everard Digby, who was executed in for complicity in the Gunpowder Plot. The oldest known manuscript of the Summa Chiromantia type in English is kept in the Bodleian Library where it is catalogued as Ms Digby Roll IV, and is entitled 'A Smalle Tretise of Palmestrie'.It is thought to have been written in the early fifteenth century, but certainly dates from before c

The Macro Manuscript is a collection of three 15th-century English morality plays, known as the "Macro plays" or "Macro moralities": Mankind, The Castle of Perseverance, and named for its 18th-century owner Reverend Cox Macro (–), the manuscript contains the earliest complete examples of English morality plays. A stage plan attached to The Castle of Perseverance is also the. Two of these plays, The Castle of Perseverance and Mankind, are known only through the Macro Manuscripts now at the Folger Shakespeare Library, while a fragmentary version of Wisdom also exists in a Digby Manuscript at the Bodleian Library. The Castle of Perseverance is the earliest complete extant English morality play. Manuscript: Bodleian Digby 63 () Information; Descriptions (2) Manuscript Images (0) Hands (0) Description (from Gneuss, Handlist of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts) Computus material ('Canterbury Computus') ; Calendar; Episcopal letters and writings 'de ratione Paschali', including Dionysius Exiguus, Epistola de ratione Paschae: s. ix2 ( or. In April of , the Trustees of the Simon Digby Memorial Trust deposited a large collection of Oriental Manuscripts belonging to the Late Simon Digby () with the Special Collections Department of the Bodleian Libraries. Almost a year later, the collection was officially donated to the Library.

This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Mr. Simon Digby, a descendent of Sir Kenelm Digby (d. ), whose Western and Oriental manuscript collection the Bodleian Library also holds, was a Fellow of Wolfson College, and a scholar, linguist, translator, and collector. He was Assistant Keeper of Eastern Art at the Ashmolean Museum from   ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Ancient Mysteries from the Digby Manuscripts Preserved in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. [Edited by Thomas Sharpe] [Digby Plays, Edinburgh Abbotsford Club, Bodleian Library Manuscript Digby ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.