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

MS. Douce 237

Summary Catalogue no.: 21811


De infantia saluatoris (Gospel of Ps.-Matthew)

French prose translation

Language(s): Middle French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander i. 746, pl. LVIII:

Good miniature.

Good initials.


Red leather with gold ornament, 16th cent..


Origin: c. 1470–1480 ; 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 (51 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

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