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

MS. Douce 131

Summary Catalogue no.: 21705


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


By a main hand and assistants. Pächt and Alexander iii. 590, pl. LXII-LXIII:

Important miniatures.

Important historiated and other borders.

Important historiated initials.

Important other initials.


Stamped leather by 'H.I.' i.e. Henry Jacobi of London, 1505-12: the back is modern.


Origin: c. 1340–8 (?) ; English, East Anglia

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. 165–74. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.


To ensure its preservation, access to this item is restricted, and readers are asked to work from reproductions and published descriptions as far as possible. If you wish to apply to see the original, please click the request button above. When your request is received, you will be asked to contact the relevant curator outlining the subject of your research, the importance of this item to that research, and the resources you have already consulted.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (20 images from 35mm slides)


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 2: Office Books (typescript, 1957), p. 52

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.