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

MS. Douce 268

Summary Catalogue no.: 21842


Book of Hours, Use of Bayeux
Language(s): Latin and Middle French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander i. 707:

Good miniatures.

Good borders.

Good historiated initials.

Good other initials.


Origin: c. 1450–60 ; French, Bayeux

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 (8 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.