Colophon: 'Explicit Passio beate Margarete ...', a Life of her by Theotimus, whose name occurs on fol. 36v, illustrated with 24 miniatures, and one full-page one of the Crucifixion, written in the second half of the 14th cent. in Italy
Followed by a prayer and the 'nomina Christi.' On fol. 2v-7v are prayers, etc., added on Sept. 26, 1428, by 'Don Adam Iconomus sanete Marie Pratalea [Pratola ?] ...1: some still later liturgical directions in Italian are on fols. 1-2.
- Creation: written in the second half of the 14th cent. in Italy
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 41
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 21615
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
On parchment, illuminated
5 5/3 × 4 1/4 in.