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Five first-pages from computi of the Controller of the Household and Master of the Great Wardrobe of queen Elizabeth, written in 1577-1581 in England

MS. Douce b. 1

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For 1576-7 (Contr.), 1579-80 (both), 1580-1 (both), from Sept. 30 to Sept. 30 in each case. Each bears an elaborate pen-and-ink drawing and ornament. Fols. i, 6-end are blank paper.


  • written in 1577-1581 in England


24 Leaves


MS. Douce b. 1

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 21972

Custodial History

Supposed to have been Douce's.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with drawings


16 1/4 × 13 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom