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Forty-two religious tales or fables, in French verse, written in about A.D. 1300

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MS. Douce 154

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Beg. 'Incipit Vita Patrum': the first is about two hermits, beg. 'En nom de Dieu, rois Ihesu Crist.'.

Dates

  • written in about A.D. 1300

Extent

124 leaves, in double columns

Shelfmark

MS. Douce 154

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 21728

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

Related Materials

See also MS. Douce 150 for the tales in the comparative table Douce has inserted in this volume, in Legrand's printed Fabliaux and some other MSS.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with coloured capitals, etc.

Dimensions

10 1/4 × 7 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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