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Titles and prefatory matter, written in the 18th cent.

MS. Douce 283
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

The titles and prefatory matter of:

  1. 'An introduction of the eyght partes of speech ... compiled ... by the commaundement of ... the King, Anno MDXLII'
  2. 'Institutio compendiaria totius grammaticae quam ... Rex noster ... euulgari jussit ... Londini Anno MDXL'

Both are Latin grammars, printed in those years.


  • Creation: written in the 18th cent.


9 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


MS. Douce 283

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 21857

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

Custodial History

With the 18th cent. armorial bookplate of the Herbert family with the wyvern crest. 'Stace's sale, 1808, £1--3--0.'.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 1/2 × 5 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom