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

MS. Douce 147

Summary Catalogue no.: 21721

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1–31 || fols. 32 - end

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

MS. Douce 147 – Part 1

Contents

1.
Vegetius, De re militari (part)
Language(s): Latin
2.
Walter Map, Epistola Valerii,

with commentary

Language(s): Latin
3.
Valerius Maximus, Memorabilia (extracts)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good borders, initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 758)

History

Origin: c. 1400 ; English

MS. Douce 147 – Part 2

Contents

1.
Alanus de Insulis, De planctu naturae
Language(s): Latin
3.
Geoffrey de Vinsauf, Documentum de modo et arte versificandi (Tria sunt) (longer version; imperfect)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: c. 1400 ; 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 (2 images from 35mm slides)

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.