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Romance by Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meung, written in the 15th cent. by J. Lorin

MS. Douce 364
Held at the Weston Library

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'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

  • French


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.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with many good miniatures, illuminated capitals


13 5/8 × 10 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom