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MS. Douce 195

Summary Catalogue no.: 21769


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures.


Initials. By Robinet Testard . Belongs to Kuhn's group VI. (Pächt and Alexander i. 787, pl. LIX)


Maroon leather with gold ornament, doublé (French, 18th cent.).


Origin: 15th century, end ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

Arms of Louise of Savoy, 1476–1531.

Comte Justin MacCarthy-Reagh, 1744–1811 (Douce Legacy, no. 232a).

George Hibbert, 1757–1837.

His sale, March-April 1829, lot. 6947, bought by Douce for £84 (Douce Legacy, no. 232a).

Bequeathed by Douce to the Bodleian in 1834.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).


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Last Substantive Revision

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