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

MS. Douce 297

Summary Catalogue no.: 21871

Contents

Gesta Francorum,

to 1214

French translation dedicated to Alphonse of Poitiers (incomplete).

Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniatures, historiated initials. (P&A iii. 1321)

History

Origin: 13th century, end ; French

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 (1973).

Bibliography

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.