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A French translation of the Gesta Infantiae Salvatoris, with no title or rubrics, written in the second half of the 15th cent.

MS. Douce 237
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Beg. 'En certains iours entre ceulx du peuple disrael estoit vng homme ... Ioachim.'.


  • Creation: written in the second half of the 15th cent.


67 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. Douce 237

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 21811

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

Custodial History

Scratched on the binding are ' P. B. 1613', 'A Iacques Bemou legas de [?] Marguerite Suren.' 'From the Soubise collection' and probably no. 216 in the sale catalogue of Charles de Rohan prince de Soubise, 1788. Acquired by Douce in Paris.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with forty-nine good miniatures and capitals, binding: red leather with gold ornament, 16th cent.


6 3/4 × 5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom