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

MS. Douce 363

Summary Catalogue no.: 21938


Literary miscellanies
Language(s): English
George Cavendish , Life of Wolsey
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Good miniatures (coloured and other drawings), borders, arms, a map, initials. Written and partly drawn (?) by Stephen Batman (d. 1584) who signs 'S.B.' with the dates 1578, fol. 93, and 1580, fol. 140. (P&A iii. 1200)


Origin: c. 1578-1580 ; English

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 P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (10 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations 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.'