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

MS. Douce 379

Summary Catalogue no.: 21954

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1–100 || B || C

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

MS. Douce 379 – Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Good calligraphic initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 823)

History

Origin: after 1511 ; French

MS. Douce 379 – Part 2

Contents

Gesta Normannorum (abbreviation)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century, first half ; French

MS. Douce 379 – Part 3

Contents

Lancelot du lac (?) (fragment)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; French

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).

Bibliography

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.