Fragments of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th parts of the Romance of Lancelot du Lac, written early in the 14th cent.
Fols. 1-8 are from the beginning of the 2nd: fols. 9-39, 45 are from the 3rd part or Quest of the Saint Graal (wanting leaves after fols. 21, 25, 29): fols. 40-44 are from the 4th part or Morte Arthur.
- Creation: written early in the 14th cent.
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 215
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 21789
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
In the La Vallière sale (1783) no. 4006: in the Crevenna sale (1790) no. 5138.
On parchment, with eight miniatures, and borders, etc.
16 1/4 × 11 5/8 in.