The Romance of Gawain and Galeron, without title: beg. 'In the tyme of Arthur an aunter by tydde', in alliterative rhyming verse, written in the 15th cent.
- Creation: written in the 15th cent.
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 324
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 21898
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
'This MS. belonged to Joseph Ames, ... was purchased of Lockyer Davies the bookseller by ... John Baynes ['Greys Inn, 1781'], ... & bequeathed by him to mr. [Joseph] Ritson, at whose sale, in Decemr 1803, I bought it ...', Douce's note, who complains that John Pinkerton printed it in his Scotish Poems 1792 from a transcript of this MS. (MS. Douce 309) 'in direct violation of his promise'.
11 5/8 × 8 in.