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

MS. Douce 218

Summary Catalogue no.: 21792

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-38 || fols. 39-47

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757-1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

MS. Douce 218 - Part 1

Contents

Gratian , Decretum (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Numerous fine historiated and other initials. (P&A iii. 343, pl. XXVIII)

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning ; English, London (?)

MS. Douce 218 - Part 2

Contents

Missal, Use of Sarum (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initial. Penwork initials. (P&A iii. 875)

History

Origin: 15th century, first quarter ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)

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