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'... Vita de Amys & Amylion', an English Romance in 2, 395 rhyming verses, written in the 15th cent.

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MS. Douce 326

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Beg. 'For Goddis love in Trinyte.' At fol. 14 is a poem of six 7 line stanzas, written late in the 15th cent.: beg. 'Goe lytyll bill & doe me recommende', from a poet to his book sent to his mistress: the rhymes are ababbcc.

Dates

  • written in the 15th cent.

Extent

22 leaves, in double columns

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Douce 326

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 21900

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

Custodial History

'Ex cod. MSS. Biblioth. [Tho.] Rawlinson. 13 Mar. 1733. Bought at Osborne's shop 1756 ... Sam. Pegge': 'Purchased at Mr Pegge's sale ... F. Douce.'.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 1/2 × 8 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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