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Gesta Romanorum, written in the 15th cent. in England

MS. Douce 142
Held at the Weston Library

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At end:--'Expliciunt Gesta Romanorum moralizata', followed by a table of the (103) chapters: beg. 'Ancelmus in ciuitate Romana regnauit',.

'Liber ... sis capellani', 15th cent.: 'Edu. Umfreville', 18th cent.: the name of 'William Jaruis' occurs on fol. 86 (16th cent.), cf. 41v.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent. in England


127 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Douce 142

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 21716

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

Physical Facet

On parchment


9 7/8 × 7 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom