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A transcript of James I's Δῶρον Βασιλικόν, preceded by a dedicatory sonnet (beg. 'Lo hear my sonne'), another sonnet giving the argument (beg. 'God giues not kinges'), and preface, written early in the 17th cent.

MS. Douce 97
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

'F. Douce ex dono Johannis White armigeri.'.


  • Creation: written early in the 17th cent.


88 pages

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce 97

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 21671

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

Physical Facet

On paper


9 1/2 × 7 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom