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

MS. Douce 23

Summary Catalogue no.: 21597


Psalter (portable)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine drawings, historiated borders and initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 570, pl. XLII-XLIII)


Origin: 13th century, third quarter ; French, Diocese of Amiens

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 287–92. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (11 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.