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

MS. Douce 381

Summary Catalogue no.: 21956

Physical Description

Composite

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757-1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

MS. Douce 381 - Part 1

Contents

Life of St. Juliana (metrical) (fragment)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Douce 381 - Part 2

Contents

Adam Ross , Vision de St. Paul (fragment)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Douce 381 - Part 3

Contents

The Destruction of Troy (fragment)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Douce 381 - Part 4

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century

MS. Douce 381 - Part 5

Contents

Martijn van Thorout , Lives of Saints (fragment)
Language(s): Netherlandish

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initial. (P&A i. 203)

History

Origin: 14th century, second half ; Dutch

MS. Douce 381 - Part 6

Contents

Romance of Garin de Montglane (?) (fragment)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century

MS. Douce 381 - Part 7

Contents

Songs (fragment)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century, late

MS. Douce 381 - Part 8

Contents

Songs with music (fragment)
Language(s): English and French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century, late (?)

MS. Douce 381 - Part 9

Contents

Chanson de Jérusalem (fragment)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Douce 381 - Part 10

Contents

Collectar and Hymnal (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Douce 381 - Part 11

Contents

(fols. 63v-65v)
Psalter/Hours and Calendar (cuttings, see also MS. Douce d. 19 fols. 10-39)
Language(s): Latin and French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine borders, initial. (P&A i. 284, pl. XX)

History

Origin: 13th century, third quarter ; Flemish, Liège

MS. Douce 381 - Part 12

Contents

fols. 66-82v
Psalter (cuttings)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good unfinished initials. (P&A i. 519)

History

Origin: 13th century, first half ; French (?)

MS. Douce 381 - Part 13

Contents

fols. 78-88
Book of Hours (fragment, see also MS. Douce d. 19 fol. 71v)
Language(s): Latin and Netherlandish

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures, borders, initials. (P&A i. 345, pl. XXVII)

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Flemish, Utrecht , or ; Dutch

MS. Douce 381 - Part 14

Contents

(fols. 89-103)
Book of Hours (cuttings)
Language(s): Netherlandish

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good borders, historiated and other initials. (P&A i. 225)

History

Origin: c. 1470-80 ; Dutch

MS. Douce 381 - Part 15

Contents

(fols. 106-20)
Book of Hours (fragments)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine borders, historiated and other initials, mutilated. (P&A i. 363)

History

Origin: c. 1480-90 ; Flemish

MS. Douce 381 - Part 16

Contents

(fols. 122-4)
Psalter (fragments of illustrations)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Seven important miniatures, partly unfinished. (P&A i. 536, pl. XLI)

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; French, Paris

MS. Douce 381 - Part 17

Contents

(fol. 125)
Gradual (cutting)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine historiated initial. (P&A i. 852, pl. LXIII)

History

Origin: 16th century, second half ; French

MS. Douce 381 - Part 18

Contents

(fol. 127)
Gradual (cutting)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good historiated initial (P&A i. 853)

History

Origin: 16th century, second quarter ; French

MS. Douce 381 - Part 19

Contents

(fols. 128-48)
Gradual (cuttings)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine initials (P&A ii.915, pl. LXXIX)

History

Origin: 15th century, end ; Italian, North-west (?)

MS. Douce 381 - Part 20

Contents

(fol. 152)
Gradual (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good historiated initial, but retouched. (P&A ii 485, pl. LXVI)

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; Italian, Venice (?)

MS. Douce 381 - Part 21

Contents

(fols. 157r-158v, 169)
Book of Hours (fragments)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures, borders, initials. By Maître François. (P&A i. 722, pl. LVI)

History

Origin: c. 1470 ; French

MS. Douce 381 - Part 22

Contents

(fol. 159)
Cutting
Language(s): No linguistic content (?)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniature, border. (P&A i. 337)

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Flemish

MS. Douce 381 - Part 23

Contents

(fol. 160)
Cutting
Language(s): No linguistic content (?)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Miniature (damaged). (P&A i. 374)

History

Origin: 15th century, end ; Flemish

MS. Douce 381 - Part 24

Contents

(fol. 162)
Cutting
Language(s): No linguistic content (?)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniature with border. (P&A i. 246)

History

Origin: 15th century, end ; Dutch

MS. Douce 381 - Part 25

Contents

(fol. 163a)
Book of Hours (cutting)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniature, border, initial. (P&A i. 833)

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning ; French

MS. Douce 381 - Part 26

Contents

(fol. 163b)
Cutting
Language(s): No linguistic content (?)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Miniature (damaged). (P&A i. 375)

History

Origin: 15th century, end ; Flemish

MS. Douce 381 - Part 27

Contents

(fol. 163c)
Book of Hours (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine border, historiated initial. (P&A ii. 564)

History

Origin: c. 1480 ; Italian, Venice

MS. Douce 381 - Part 28

Contents

(fols. 164-6)
Book of Hours (cuttings)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine historiated borders and initials. By the Master of the Dresden Hours. Script overpainted. (P&A i. 369)

History

Origin: 15th century, end ; Flemish, Ghent

MS. Douce 381 - Part 29

Contents

(fols. 170-3)
Pericope, prayers (fragments)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine grisaille miniatures, borders, historiated and other initials. By the atelier of Willem Vrelant. (P&A i. 344)

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Flemish

MS. Douce 381 - Part 30

Contents

(fol. 174b)
Book of Hours (cutting)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniature. (P&A i. 321, pl. XXV)

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; Flemish

MS. Douce 381 - Part 31

Contents

(fols. 175-9)
Book of Hours (cuttings)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniatures, borders, initials. (P&A i. 782)

History

Origin: 15th century, end ; French

MS. Douce 381 - Part 32

Contents

(fol. 180)
Gradual (cutting)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine initial. (P&A ii. 741, pl. LXXI)

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Lombardy or Ferrara (?)

Additional Information