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The first part of the Trois Pelerinages by Guillaume de Deguileville, written early in the 15th cent.

MS. Douce 300
Held at the Weston Library

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'Le Pelerinage de la Vie humainne en Francois': beg. 'A ceulx de ceste region': ends 'Que doint Dieu aux mors & aux vifs. Amen.' The dates of the composition of the poem (1330 and 1331) will be found at fols. 4r, 47v.


  • Creation: written early in the 15th cent.


125 leaves, in double columns

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. Douce 300

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 21874

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

Custodial History

In the La Vallière sale (1783) no. 2763.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with many small miniatures


10 3/4 × 8 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom