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

MSS. Douce 5-6

Summary Catalogue no.: 21579

Summary Catalogue no.: 21580


Psalter, Use of Ghent
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures.


Initials. (P&A i. 296, pl. XXII-XXIII)


Origin: c. 1320-30 ; Flemish, Ghent

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757-1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 379-87. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (233 images from 35mm slides) [MS. Douce 5]
Digital Bodleian (247 images from 35mm slides) [MS. Douce 6]


Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations 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.'