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

MS. Douce 111

Summary Catalogue no.: 21685


Du chevalier a la robe vermeille (French romance)
Language(s): Middle French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 11 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 9 × 5.875 in.


Good miniature.


Initial. (Pächt and Alexander i. 786)


Stamped leather, French.


Origin: 15th century, end ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

L. J. Gaignat (Douce's note ).

Louis César de La Baume le Blanc (1708-1780), Duke de la Vallière (Douce's note).

P. A. Crevenna (Douce Legacy, p. 136).

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).


Last Substantive Revision

2024-05: Add extent and leaf dimensions from Summary Catalogue.