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MS. Douce 292

Summary Catalogue no.: 21866


Gospel of St. Matthew
Language(s): Latin
Gospel of St. Mark
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Important miniatures, Canon Tables, borders, initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 266, pl. XVIII)


Origin: 11th century, second half (c. 1060 (?)) ; Flemish, Liège, or German, Lorsch (for full discussion see the description at Bibliotheca Laureshamensis)

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).


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Digital Images

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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.