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Boethius's treatise de Consolatione Philosophiae, in French verse, written in about A.D. 1400

MS. Douce 298
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Beg. 'Cellui qui bien bat les buissons.'.


  • Creation: written in about A.D. 1400


88 leaves, in double columns

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. Douce 298

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 21872

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

Custodial History

'Huius volumin[ils verus est possessor Johannes Morellius', 'Moreau' (early 17th cent.): there is also the anonymous armorial bookplate of Jean Joseph Languet de Gergy (d. 1753) as archbishop.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with five miniatures, and borders


10 5/8 × 8 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom