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( Chart. et membr. ) [Johannis de sacro Brosco]; Compotus manualis; Thomae de Novo Mercato Commentum, and others, 10th century, late - 11th century, first half, 15th century

MS. Digby 81
Held at the Weston Library

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[They were written in the period 987 to 1006, and were in use 993. On f. 134 some neums have been added, in different ink and not earlier than the 11th cent. E. W. B. N.]

a note in the official catalogue states that the tables in art. 12 were probably written about A. D. 990


  • Creation: 10th century, late - 11th century, first half, 15th century


140 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • French


MS. Digby 81

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 1682

Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars nona codices a viro clarissimo Kenelm Digby, Eq. Aur., anno 1634 donatos, complectens: adiecto indice nominum et rerum (Oxford, 1883, reprinted with corrigenda and very extensive addenda by R.W. Hunt and A.G. Watson, Oxford, 1999), no. 81

Custodial History

Manuscript 1576 acquired by the Bodleian Library (192). Belonged in whole or in part to Thomas Allen of Gloucester Hall.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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