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

MS. Douce 129

Summary Catalogue no.: 21703

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1–28 || B

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Durham, Benedictine cathedral priory of St Cuthbert: "Liber dompni Thome Dune monachi Dunelmensis ex dono dompni Johannis Manby". (MLGB3: evidence from an inscription of ownership by an individual member of a religious house (which may not, however, be evidence for institutional ownership)).

Thomas Martin of Palgrave. MacCarthy sale 1789. (MLGB3)

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

MS. Douce 129 – Part 1

Contents

Johannes de Sacro Bosco, Compotus
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniature (coloured drawing). (Pächt and Alexander iii. 707, pl. LXXI)

History

Origin: 14th century, end ; English

MS. Douce 129 – Part 2

Contents

Chronicle of England, Creation to 1407
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century, end ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.