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

MS. Douce 239

Summary Catalogue no.: 21813


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 15th century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

London, Franciscan convent: "Iste libellus est fratris Ambrosii Kelle Sentenciarii et quondam cursoris sacratissime facultatis theologice in conventu nostrorum fratrum minorum Londoniensium" (? s. xvi). (MLGB3: evidence from an inscription of ownership by an individual member of a religious house (which may not, however, be evidence for institutional ownership)).

Francis Bernard (CMA 3623). W. Clavell sale 39 March 1742 Octavo MS. 22. J. Monro sale 23 April 1792 lot 3(or 5?)334. (MLGB3)

Ambrose Kell, Franciscan scholar of theology, obtained right of free entry into Univ. Library Oxford 1507. (MLGB3)

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.