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

MS. Douce 322

Summary Catalogue no.: 21896

Contents

1.
Religious poems
Language(s): English
2.
Religious treatises
Language(s): English
3.
Richard Rolle, Paruum Iob
Language(s): English
4.
Richard Rolle, Emendatio uitae
Language(s): English
5.
Henricus Suso, Horologium sapientiae (English translation)
Language(s): English
6.
Theological treatises (some attributed to 'Adam the Carthusian' )
Language(s): English
7.
Poor Caitiff (extract)
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniature, border, historiated and other initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1097, pl. CIII)

Binding

Purple velvet.

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Dartford, Kent, Priory of St Mary the Virgin and St Margaret, of Dominican nuns: "These booke ... ys of the gifte of Wylliam Baron esquyer to remayne for euyr to the place and nonrye of Detforde and specially to the use of dame Pernelle Wrattisley Sister of the same place by licence of her abbas ...". (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

"From Ebenezer Mussel's Library" (note by Francis Douce). Ebenezer Mussel sale May 30 to June 1 1766, lot 276. (MLGB3)

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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.