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

MS. Bodl. 968

Summary Catalogue no.: 27881


Mirouer historiale abregé de France (chronicle to 1380)
Language(s): French and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures (those on fols. 1 and 89 retouched), borders, initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 724, pl. LVII and frontispiece)


Origin: c. 1451–1473 ; French, Angers

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1905). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).


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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (22 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.