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

MS. Douce 54

Summary Catalogue no.: 21628


Recipes for medicine, arboriculture, writing and illumination
Language(s): Middle English, English, Latin
(fol. 64r)
Sir John Fortescue (attrib.), Twelve points for purchasers of land to look to
Incipit: |Who so wilbe wise in purchasinge |consyder þe poyntes þat ben followinge
Explicit: |& in xiiij yeare yf thow wysse are |þou shalte agayne thy money see
DIMEV 6640
Language(s): Middle English
Fabula de rege Arthuro
Language(s): Latin
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Not specified in catalogue


Origin: 15th century, end - 16th century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897).

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.