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

MS. Douce 293

Summary Catalogue no.: 21867


Secular Psalter
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander iii. 168, pl. XVII:

Fine prefatory miniatures.

Fine borders.

Fine historiated initials.

Fine other initials.


Origin: 12th century, third quarter ; English, North

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 30–39. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (41 images from 35mm slides)


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 2: Office Books (typescript, 1957), p. 41

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.