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

MS. Douce 178

Summary Catalogue no.: 21752


Lancelot Cycle, Branches 1, 2, 3
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine and good miniatures, borders, historiated and other initials. By two hands. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 104, pl. X)


Origin: c. 1270 ; Italian, Bologna

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 (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (403 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.