Script: Part I (ff. 1-76), ca. 1450, Copied by a single scribe in Gothica Semihybrida Libraria (Bastarda). Part II (ff. 77-88), between 1490 and 1500, Copied by a single scribe in Gothica Semihybrida Currens (Bastarda). Part III (ff. 89-113), after 1613, Written in documentary Gothica Cursiva Currens. Watermarks: Part I, ox, Briquet 2786?? Part II, letter P, var. Briquet 8576?? Binding: Binding ca. 1500??: blind-tooled leather over wooden boards. Spine with four raised bands. On the front cover a parchment label with the sixteenth century inscription in Northern Gothica Textualis Formata "Cronicques / abreigiés". 21 blank leaves at end not digitized.
Manuscript on paper of 1) Noël de Fribois (d. 1467/1468), Abrégé des croniques de France, presented to King Charles VII of France in 1459. 2) Simon Gréban (d. ca. 1473), Epitaph for King Charles VII (1461). 3) Moral aphorisms in the form of distichs. 4) Moral aphorisms in French after the manner of the Disticha Catonis, perhaps by the same author as art. 3. 5) Catalogue of the library of Jaspar Scaeck, apparently a lawyer in northern France (Lille?). The 57 books, listed without a clear order, are almost all in French and were printed between 1534 and 1595, with one book dated 1495; they mostly were produced in Paris, Lyons, Douai and Antwerp. For each the owner gives a full transcription of the title page, reproducing its layout (exceptionnally also the colophon); for the last two items also a note on the binding.
Didactic literature, French French poetry--16th century Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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Beinecke MS 1029
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Noel de Fribois, French Aphorisms, Library Catalogue, etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 241
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