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A copy of the Paris MS. of the first two parts of the Roman de Rou et des Ducs de Normandie by Robert Wace (vv. 1-4424, ed. Andresen), written in 1819 at Paris by-Le Bègue

MS. Douce 209
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

With the short chronicle of 315 verses (p. 134) on the same subject which follows in that MS. Letters from m. Le Bègue fils and m. Blondeau, Dec. 24 & 25, 1819 (pp. 147, 155) show that the copy was made by the former for Baron de La Fresnaye.


  • Creation: written in 1819 at Paris by-Le Bègue


160 pages

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. Douce 209

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 21783

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

Physical Facet

On paper


14 5/8 × 9 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom