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The Seven Penitential Psalms, paraphrased in English verse, written in the 15th cent.

MS. Douce 232
Held at the Weston Library

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Beg. 'Domine, ne in furore tuo ... Lord in thyn angre vnder take me nowȝt': each section is headed by the Latin. The paraphrase has been ascribed to Richard Rolle of Hampole and Richard Maydestone.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent.


30 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


MS. Douce 232

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 21806

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

Custodial History

On fol. 28 'Este libar constat Welliam Dyer' (16th cent.). 'F. Douce 1827, the gift of Mr Laing.' [On f. 1, Z. Boyd, i.e. Zachary Boyd, author of 'The Psalmes of David in meeter', 3rd ed., Glasg., 1646. E.W.B.N.].

Physical Facet

On parchment


6 1/2 × 5 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom