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

MS. Douce 297

Summary Catalogue no.: 21871


Gesta Francorum ,

to 1214

French translation dedicated to Alphonse of Poitiers (incomplete).

Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


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


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).