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Douce Manuscripts, written in the 15th cent.

MS. Douce 162

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(fol. 1). Provençal translation 'Aysso es lo sermo que fetz lo reueren maestre Vincen en la cioutat de Tholoza lo jorn del diuendres sanht. [April 15] miel ccccxvj. ont es enserida tota la substansa de la Passio de nostre senhor Ihesu Christ': at end, 'Explicit sermo magistri Vincencij [Ferrerii]...': on the text, 'Expedit unum hominem mori pro populo.' This is a translation from the Latin with many variations. Three short sermons follow on fols. 25 - 26a.

(fol. 25). Extracts [translated--E.W.B.N.] from the treatise of Laurentius Gallus on the Vices and Virtues, composed in French in A.D. 1279, but here exhibiting considerable variants: it begins with the chapter on Pride, but is imperfect at end, the last words being 'martirs predicarian (plus fort).' No name of author or title is here given.

On this MS. see m. Paul Meyer's Report on French MSS. in England (Paris, 1871), pp. 163, 262.


  • written in the 15th cent.


102 leaves, in double columns

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. Douce 162

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 21736

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

Physical Facet

On paper and parchment


10 5/8 × 7 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom