Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 234 (U.3.7)
Date of Creation: Between 1499 and 1599
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Jehan (Jean) Chartier, Histoire de Charles VII. (1402-1461).
Incerti Avctoris, Epitedivm sive Lamentatio Caroli VII. Regis Victoris. Gallice.
On 1, 1 recto is a note of the price in an early XVIII. Cent. hand, under three obliterated figures: 5- 5- 0.
Down the margin, in a late XVII. Cent. hand: cest la Chronique | de Jean Charretier | moine de l'abbeyie | de St. Denis etc | elle a este Imprimeé | au Louvre et publieé | par Godefroi Lan | 1661 In fol. | et qui auroit le Loisir, et la | patience a | conferer cette | Chronique avec Ce | qui est Imprimé | trouveroit beau- | coup plus ici que | dans ce qu'a | donné Godefroi | qui par La Compa- | raison que Jai | faite, de quelques | articles a obmis | ou retranché expres | plusieurs articles | par cette diférence, cette copie | est bonne a garder. parceque si | on venoit a reimprimer cette | historie de Charles VII. celui qui | L'entreprendroit pouroit ajouter | en prenant de cette ci, ce qui | Est monque (?) [i.e. manqué] dans Godefroi. See Le Long, Bibliothèque historique de la France, Paris, 1769, vol. ii. p. 193, and P. Meyer, Documents Manuscrits, p. 115, Paris, 1871.
[Formerly Q.2.9; Q.2.28].
Ed. 1888 by Juliet de Viriville [?], no mention of this MS
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 11½ x 8 1/8, ff. 216, (1) written in a small regular hand, (2) in a looser, somewhat later hand, (1) in single cols. of about 40 lines, each about 7½ x 6, (2) in single cols. of about 8 x 3¼, margined with brown crayon, not ruled, catchwords, no signatures or foliation, well preserved except the last folio of the first quire (in which the ink has corroded the paper which is slightly torn), and the top margins in two places which appear to be moth-eaten, no marginalia beyond the first page, fol. sec. Royaulme. Cent. XVI.
Binding: Millboards, covered brown (faded crimson) grained Russia, gilt-tooled (lines) sides, edges and inside margins, saffron edges, title (gilt): CHRONIQUES | DE CHARLES | VII. | M.S. Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p.187.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: French
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 186-187.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Jean Chartier
Monk of St Denis.
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