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

MS. Douce 363

Summary Catalogue no.: 21938

Contents

1.
Literary miscellanies
Language(s): English
2.
George Cavendish, Life of Wolsey
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

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. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1200)

History

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 Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (10 images from 35mm slides)

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.