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

MS. Douce 159

Summary Catalogue no.: 21733


Index to the Statutes of England to 1444/5
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine borders, historiated and other initials (partly unfinished). In two styles. (P&A iii. 997, pl. XCII)


Origin: 15th century, middle ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

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 P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)

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.'