The Digby Plays

Title:
The Digby Plays
Library:
Bodleian Library
Language:
English
City:
OXFORD, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
MSS Digby 133 and e Museo 160 (olim 226)
Alternate Names:
The Digby Mysteries
Origin:
England
Dimensions:
Digby: 169 paper folios -- quarto size ;e Museo: 180 paper folios -- quarto size
Date Description:
ca. 1500-1616 (Digby), ca. 1520 (e Museo)
Content:
For the content of Digby 133, see p. vii of the Introduction. For the contents of e Museo 160, see pp. xiv-xv of the Introduction. Contents of the facsimile are listed below.
Hand:
Bastard Anglicana
Illuminations:
No
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Hesburgh Library General CollectionPR 1260 .D5 1976
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
The facsimile volume contains only the plays. For Digby 133: The Conversion of St. Paul (fols. 37-50v), Mary Magdalen (fols. 95-145), Candelmes Day and the Kyllyng of (th)e Children of Israelle (fols. 146-157v) and Wisdom (fols. 155-169v; the end is missing); for e Museo 160: Christ’s Burial (fols. 140-156v), and Christ’s Resurrection (fols. 156v-172). Monochrome.
Series:
Leeds texts and monographs -- Medieval drama facsimiles, 3
Publication Date:
1976
Place of Publication:
Leeds, Kent, Great Britain
Publisher:
The University of Leeds, School of English
Printer:
Leeds University Press
Notes:
Contains Conversion of St. Paul, Mary Magdalen, Killing of the Children, Wisdom, Christ’s Burial, and Christ’s Resurrection. Other names: Donald C. Baker, J. L. Murphy
Type of Text:
drama, religious, vernacular