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Pieces by abbé De La Rue, written in the latter part of the 18th cent.

MS. Douce 377
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fol. 1) 'Recherches sur la Tapisserie de Bayeux ...', by the abbé De La Rue
  2. (fol. 17) 'Lettre à Sir Joseph Banks ... sur la vie et les ouvrages de plusieurs poêtes anglonormands du xiime siècle', by the same, dated June 25, 1795
  3. (fol. 30) 'Lettre a m. Douce ... sur la vie et les ouvrages de Marie, poete anglo-normand du xiii siècle', by the same, dated Nov. 1, 1796
  4. (fol. 45) 'Copie de la lettre de labbé De La Rue a mylord Percy eveque de Dromore ... 23 8bre 1795', a copy made by De La Rue: the subject is early French romances
  5. (fol. 51) Two short French fables by (A. F.) Le Bailly, in verse, apparently autograph: and a short note from the author dated March 15, 1814.


  • Creation: written in the latter part of the 18th cent.


57 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. Douce 377

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 21952

Physical Facet

On paper


14 1/4 × 9 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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