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

MS. Douce 372

Summary Catalogue no.: 21947


Gilte Legende

English translation of La Legende dorée, a French adaptation of Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda aurea

Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 901)


Origin: 1438–60 ; 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 (1 image 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.