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Part of an Old Testament in Dutch, Written in the 15th century in the Netherlands

MS. Marshall 90
Held at the Weston Library

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Part of an Old Testament in Dutch, with Dutch commentary, comprising:

  1. Fol. 2. the book of Joshua, rubric: '[End hier beghint Josue] boec dat erste capitel', commentary beg. 'Indien dat hi seit Moyses'
  2. Fol. 35. the book of Tobit, preface beg. 'Die hystorie van Thobien begonste doe die je gheslachste van Israel'
  3. Fol. 47v. the book of Ruth, commentary beg. 'Al staet hier Bethleem'
  4. Fol. 53. the book of Judith, commentary beg. 'Men sol nieten dat Cyrus doe hi leef de Cambises
  5. Fol. 70v. the book of Esther, commentary beg. 'Assuerus maecte dele werscap'

The paper bears as watermark an ox's head with star. Fol. 1v has in a hand somewhat later than the text 'Dit bueck hoert toe den besloten susteren tot sinte Marien born in willenoeshens straet', and in Marshall's hand, 'Pretium Re: 8'.


  • Creation: Written in the 15th century in the Netherlands


84 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Dutch; Flemish


MS. Marshall 90

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. II, no. 5294

Custodial History

Manuscript (62).

Physical Facet

On paper, in double columns. Binding, stamped brown calf, Oxford work of about 1690, with rubrics clipped in binding


7 1/2 × 5 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom