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Copy of 'The Romaunce of the Sowdon of Babyloyne and of Ferumbras his sone ...', written late in the 18th cent. by Geo. Steevens

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MS. Douce 175

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'The Romaunce of the Sowdon of Babyloyne and of Ferumbras his sone ...', a copy of the unique original MS. which belonged successively to dr. Richard Farmer, George Steevens, Octavius Gilchrist, Richard Heber and sir Thomas Phillipps. Douce has written a note about the MS. and this copy of it.

Dates

  • written late in the 18th cent. by Geo. Steevens

Extent

104 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Douce 175

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 21749

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

Custodial History

'1790. Given me by Geo: Steevens esqr. F. Douce.'.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 3/4 × 9 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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