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Romance - Filostrato of Boccaccio, written in the 15th cent.

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MS. Douce 331

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'Le Roman de Troÿle (et Criseida) ... Translaté en françois par N. [really Pierre de] Beauveau senechal d'Anjou', a later title: beg. 'En celluy temps estoit Troye assiegee.' The arms on fol. 2v, partly defaced, may be those of the family of Albret d'Orval. The romance here translated is the Filostrato of Boccaccio.

Dates

  • written in the 15th cent.

Extent

77 leaves, in double columns

Shelfmark

MS. Douce 331

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 21905

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

Custodial History

A note states that this MS. was no. 2342 in the Gaignat sale in 1769.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with ten miniatures, and illuminated borders, capitals, etc., binding: red velvet, rebacked

Dimensions

11 3/8 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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