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

MS. Douce 331
Held at the Weston Library

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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.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent.


77 leaves, in double columns

Language of Materials

  • French


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


11 3/8 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom