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

MSS. Douce 336-7

Summary Catalogue no.: 21911

Summary Catalogue no.: 21912


Miroir des histoires du monde (universal history from the Creation to the birth of Christ)
Language(s): Middle French
The Siege of Jerusalem (French prose version)
Language(s): Middle French
Apocryphal pieces
Language(s): Middle French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good miniatures.


Initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 715, pl. LV)


Origin: 15th century, second half (before 1463 (?)) ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).


Orderable via the records for MS. Douce 336, MS. Douce 337.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (36 images from 35mm slides) [MS. Douce 336]
Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides) [MS. Douce 337]


Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.

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