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The Romance of Reynard the Fox and Isengrin, in French, written in A.D. 1339

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MS. Douce 360

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Containing 17 branches of the romance: the first beg. 'Perrot qui son enging essart': the last ends 'Et autres de goute des dens. Explicit': a colophon begins 'Lan mil. ccc. & trente nuef | Fu ce liure acompli tout nuef | Descripture ...'. The authors of separate branches mentioned are 'Perrot' or 'Perres de S. Clost' (fols. 1, 152v), and Richard de Lison (fol. 66v).

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1339

Extent

159 leaves, in double columns

Shelfmark

MS. Douce 360

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 21935

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

Custodial History

No. 2717 in the La Vallière sale catalogue (1783), also no. 1376 in the Morel-Vindé sale, 1823.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with miniatures, a border, illuminated capitals, etc.

Dimensions

12 3/4 × 9 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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