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): Anglo-Norman

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


In two styles (partly unfinished). Pächt and Alexander iii. 997, pl. XCII:

Fine borders.

Fine historiated initials .

Fine other initials.


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 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.