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Legendae Sanctorum, accounts of the lives and deaths of Saints, written in the second half of the 11th cent. in France (?)

MS. Douce 174
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

The first nine leaves are supplied in a 15th cent. hand, fol. 1 being a table of contents.


  • Creation: written in the second half of the 11th cent. in France (?)


164 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Douce 174

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 21748

For a full list see the 1840 catalogue, which also contains a facsimile of part of fol. 39v.

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

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated capitals


11 7/8 × 8 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom