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

MS. Douce 291

Summary Catalogue no.: 21865

Contents

1.
Pedigree of Chalons family to John Chalons (d. 1447)
Language(s): English
2.
Vegetius , De re militari

English translation by John Walton

Language(s): English
3.
Lapidary,

'The boke of Stones'.

Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine border, initials. Fine coat of arms added in two stages (?), fols. 1-5, 5v-17. (P&A iii. 910, pl. LXXXVI)

History

Origin: c. 1445-1447 ; English

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 P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (11 images from 35mm slides)

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