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An astronomical calendar made for use in 1521 at Oxford, Written in 1521 at Oxford

MS. Savile 35
Held at the Weston Library

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An astronomical calendar made for use in 1521 at Oxford, apparently based on that made in 1263 by Roger Bacon (fol. 4):

  1. Preceded by a table for the conversion of degrees into minutes and hours (fol. 1v), and an explanation (fol. 2)
  2. Followed by multiplication tables (fol. 17v)
  3. And then tables of the equation of days and nights verified for 1456 (fol. 27v)


  • Creation: Written in 1521 at Oxford


30 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Savile 35

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. 6581

Custodial History

Labelled '35'

Physical Facet

On parchment, binding, white parchment


7 1/5 × 4 9/10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom