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A leaf from a MS. of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, from ' Douce C subt. 231', written in the 15th cent.

MS. Douce d. 4
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Containing part of the Prologue, from 'That had bot lytell golde in coffre' to 'Theire girdelis and theire pouchis euerydeell.' Fols. i--ii, 2-31, are blank paper.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent.


31 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce d. 4

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 21981

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

Physical Facet

On paper


12 × 9 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom