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

MS. Douce 217

Summary Catalogue no.: 21791


Grandes Chroniques de France
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good miniatures.


Initials. Related to the style of Jehan de Nizières. (P&A i. 618)


Origin: 14th century, end ; French

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 (34 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.'