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A tale: 'Cornelio & Camilla, diuers accidents which happened to a gentleman of Milan for the loue of his Ladye', written in 1566

MS. Douce 281
Held at the Weston Library

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Beg. 'After that the mighty Monarke of the Frenchemen Francys the first': at end 'Finis 25° Martij Anno Domini 1566°' followed by 'i c/t m s c t o [?] s d p', Attendant mieux.' [The cipher letters are in another hand, and some of them may be read otherwise. E.W.B.N.].


  • Creation: written in 1566


32 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce 281

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 21855

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

Physical Facet

On paper


8 5/8 × 6 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom