F.Douce Collection


Francis Douce (Auth.)
*Ms.Douce [d.44 - includes Cheshire folk plays]
Bodleian Library - Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

Francis Douce (1757-1834), antiquary; bequeathed his manuscripts, prints and coins to the Bodleian Library and his unpublished essays to the British Museum. Douce did not collect plays himself, but his manuscripts hold three texts:- (1) A copy of the chapbook "Alexander and the King of Egypt..." (1788), (2) an unlocated cheshire play, and (3) a Cheshire text copied by Douce from G.Ormerod's manuscript, an abstract of which was printed in G.Ormerod (1818)

Index Terms:

Locations: Ches.
Years: Col. before 1834
Subjects: Full Texts; Chapbook; Play; Ormerod,G. Collection; "Alexander and the King of Egypt" (1788); Ormerod,G. (1818)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00283

* indicates data that has not yet been validated against the original source and/or has yet to be completely indexed.

Last Updated Mar 1983 by Duncan Broomhead.