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MS. Douce 374

Summary Catalogue no.: 21949


Jean Miélot, Miracles de Nostre Dame

The second of two volumes written for and presented to Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, by his secretary Jean Miélot. Volume 1 is Paris, BnF MS. fr. 9198, dated 1456.

Language(s): Middle French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Written by Jean Miélot.


Pächt and Alexander i. 322, pl. XXVI:

Important grisaille miniatures by the atelier of Jean Tavernier.



Red velvet.


Origin: c. 1456 (old style, 1457 new style) ; Flemish

Provenance and Acquisition

Library of the dukes of Burgundy.

Acquired by Douce at an unknown date.

Bequeathed by him to the Bodleian.

Record Sources

Description adaped (2018) from The Douce Legacy and Pächt and Alexander.


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Last Substantive Revision

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