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

MS. Douce a. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 21970


Antiphonal (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine historiated borders and initials, some cut out and pasted at the end. By five hands, one of which is Cristoforo Cortese. Some of the cuttings perhaps from other MSS. (P&A ii. 468, pl. XLV)


Origin: 15th century, second quarter ; Italian, Venice

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 P├Ącht and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations 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.'