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The Chronicles of Nicholas Trivet from the Creation, with prologue, in French, written in the 15th cent. in England (?)

MS. Douce 119
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

This copy has gaps in the text and is unfinished, only extending to 'nomme Richard roi dengleterre le filz Henry': in A.D. 1189.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent. in England (?)


73 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. Douce 119

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 21693

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

Custodial History

The binding bears the arms of Ley as MS. Douce 104, but had been owned in the 16th cent. by 'mr. Harman Katren Harman' and 'G. Guggyñ': later by sir Henry Spelman and E. Umfreville who writes a note about it.

Physical Facet

On parchment


9 /8 × 7 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom