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A transcript of romance 'Here bigyns Ywain & Gawin' from Brit. Mus. MS. Cotton Galba E. ix. made by J. W. Reed, July 23, 1777, written in 1777 by J. W. Reed

MS. Douce 65
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

It is really an abridged translation of the Chevalier au Lyon of Chrestien de Troyes.


  • Creation: written in 1777 by J. W. Reed


102 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce 65

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 21639

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by Douce at the Reed sale.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 × 5 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom