Skip to main content

A Psalter, with canticles (fol. 290), etc., written in the second half of the 13th cent. in N. France

MS. Douce 23
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Preceded by a calendar (fol. 1), and followed by:

  1. litany (fol. 316)
  2. Office for the Dead (fol. 327v)

The calendar points to the district about Amiens.

On fols. 13, 13v, two full-page drawings in outline with slight colouring. One rubric (fol. 290) is in French.


  • Creation: written in the second half of the 13th cent. in N. France


345 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • French


MS. Douce 23

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21597

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Custodial History

'William Blomefilde owe this book ...', 16th cent.: 'J. E. 91' is on fol. 14.

Physical Facet

On parchment, illuminated, small miniatures, borders


5 1/8 × 3 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom