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Religious French pieces, all but one in verse, written in the 16th cent. in several hands

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MS. Douce 252

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The longest is 'Champ Royal de la Conception de Notre Dame' (fols. 1-16, a separate MS.: beg. 'Prince deuot profund perscrutateur'): at fol. 28v is a poetical description of Les Trois Vifs et Trois Morts, from the Danse Macabre, beg. 'Se nous vous apportons nouelles.' A French description of the volume precedes.

Dates

  • written in the 16th cent. in several hands

Extent

31 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Douce 252

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 21826

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

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 3/4 × 5 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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