Romance by Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meung, written in the 15th cent. by J. Lorin
'Cy commence le Rommant de la Rose': the colophon adds 'escript par la main de Jehan Lorin.' The romance is by Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meung. At fol. 160 follow in an early 16th cent. hand some 'Rondeaux', partly religious: beg. 'Plus grant plesir ne se pourroyt pauser.'.
- Creation: written in the 15th cent. by J. Lorin
165 leaves, in double columns
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 364
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 21939
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
On parchment, with many good miniatures, illuminated capitals
13 5/8 × 10 5/8 in.