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

MS. Douce 299

Summary Catalogue no.: 21873


Thomas Walsingham, Historia magni principis Alexandri (formerly a single volume with MS. Rawlinson D. 358)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: c. 1400 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

St Albans, Hertfordshire, Benedictine abbey of St Alban: Bodl. MS Douce 299 has quires a–o and Rawlinson D. 358 has quires q–y of the same St Albans manuscript. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Bodl. MSS Douce 299 and Rawlinson D. 358 are parts of the same volume. (MLGB3)

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897).


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.