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Photostats collected by Mary Dominica Legge

 Single Item
MS. Facs. c. 114
Held at the Weston Library

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Photostats collected by Mary Dominica Legge, 1920s to 1930s, from medieval manuscripts of:

  1. (fols. 1-86) Peter of Peckham’s La Lumiere as Lais, sample passages mostly from Bks. II and VI, in 7 manuscripts of the late 13th to 14th centuries (sigla K, M, H, C, D, E, J), with (fols. 87-110) offprints of her three articles in Modern Language Review 24 (1929), 37-47, 153-171, and 46 (1951), 191-195
  2. (fols. 111-120) Christine of Pisan’s letter to Isabelle of Bavaria, 5 October 1405, in 3 15th-century manuscripts (Paris, Bibl. Nationale, fr. 580, 604, 605), with (fols. 121-124) a new photocopy of M.D. Legge’s edition of the text in Anglo-Norman letters and petitions from All Souls MS. 182 (Anglo-Norman Text Society, III), Oxford 1941, 144-150.


  • Creation: 1920s-1930s


124 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Facs. c. 114, fols. 1-2].

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MS. Facs. c. 114

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 21488


Photostats collected by Mary Dominica Legge.

Biographical / Historical

(Mary) Dominica Legge (1905–1986) was a French scholar and historian. For more details see Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by the Estate of M.D. Legge through her Literary Executor, Giles Barber, 1988.

Physical Facet

Mostly negative photostats

Photostats collected by Mary Dominica Legge
EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
EAD version 2021
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom