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

MS. Douce 205

Summary Catalogue no.: 21779


Jean Wauquelin, Chroniques de Hainaut (translation of Jacques de Guise, Annales historiae illustrium principum Hannoniae) (fragments of books xvi-xxii).
Language(s): Middle French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures.


Initials. By the Master of Antoine Rollin. (Pächt and Alexander i. 388, pl. XXX-XXXI)


Origin: c. 1500 ; Flemish

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 (1966).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (12 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.