Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, 5667 E

[Part 1]

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General information

Folios85
LanguageFrench - Italian localisation or influence
Approx. datec. 1450
Date notesCigni 2012; Delcorno Branca 1998: 51
Place(s) of productionItaly
Cigni 2012; Delcorno Branca 1998: 51
First words of second recto folio[f. 2ra] Or dist lí con- / tes que q(ua)nt / le roí marc / ot abatu mo(n) / seignor yuai(n)
First words of last recto folio
Incipit[f. 1ra] EN ceste par / tie dist li / contes qe / .iij . iors en- / tiers demo- / ura mesire / yuains en / la meison / le roí marc /
Explicit[f. 85rb] Celui iour ne porta míe / T(ristans) armes ne Lanc(elos) ne blioberis / de Gaunnes ne bohors , mes hector / des mares porta armes , et mesire / Gauuain et tous ses freres , le roí /

Material

Material:vellum
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Structure

Collation:
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Catchword disposition:verso of the final leaf of the quire, centred at the base of the folio, framed in red ink

Physical description

General illustration:Richly decorated in an colourful Italianate style that does not comment on the text being told.
General decoration:
Evidence of readership:It appears that the arms on the shield on f. 1r have been scraped away.
Foliations description:

Mise en page

Description 1
Page sampled
LayoutNone
Page dimensions340x240 (mm)
Justification (mm)
Columns2
mm between columns
Lines40
Rubrication
Writing above top line?False
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Hand(s)

Provenance

DescriptionVisconti's coat of arms at f. 89r
PlaceLombardy (Cultural area in {unspecified})
OwnershipVisconti, ,