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

MSS. Douce 202-3

Summary Catalogue no.: 21776

Summary Catalogue no.: 21777


Valerius Maximus , Memorabilia

Translation begun by Simon d'Hesdin and finished in 1401 by Nicolas de Gonesse .

Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures, borders, initials. Calligraphic flourishes. Some directions to the artist remain. (P&A i. 640, pl. L)


Origin: 15th century (after 1401) ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757-1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (9 images from 35mm slides) [MS. Douce 202]
Digital Bodleian (9 images from 35mm slides) [MS. Douce 203]