Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 235 (U.3.8)
Title: Chroniques de Saint-Denys. Vol. I
Date of Creation: Between 1399 and 1499
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Chroniques de Saint-Denys. Vol. I. (1180-1327.)
Chronicles of Saint-Denys, Vol. I.:
Begins (1, 1 recto lines 1-3): L [rubricated initial] E premier chappitre parle du couronnement du bon | Roy loys. et coment Il sen vint Dacquitaine en france quant | Il oy nouvelles de la mort de son pere loys le gros
Ends (18, 6 recto lines 10, 11): la lignee du Roy philippe le bel en moins de xiij ans fut | toute defaillie = Bouquet, xx. 725.
Remarks: On iv, 1 recto in a late XV. Cent. hand: En ce volume sont Les Croniques des Roys de france. Cest assauoir | De Loys filz de Loys Le Gros. de philippe dieu donne. de Loys son filz. | de Saint Loys. de Philippe son filz. de philippe Le Bel. et de Charles Le Bel.
Beneath this (in the same hand as in U.3.7, 1, 1 recto and under similarly obliterated figures): 5 5 0
On the same page in an XVIII. Cent. boyish hand: Croniques de France | 1
P. Meyer, Documents Manuscrits, p. 115, notices this MS. along with U.3.7.
[Formerly R.4.2; R.4.39]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 11 x 8, ff. 215, originally ff. 216, well written in rather faded ink, in single cols. of 38 lines, each 8 x 5 1/8, double margined with brown crayon, not ruled, signatures (sheets numbered consecutively in bottom corners), catchwords, no foliation, spaces left for illuminated initials, rubricated initials, rubrics, the opening words of each chapter engrossed and touched with gamboge, initials of sentences similarly touched, running titles, marginalia (few), cropped, otherwise well preserved, fol. sec. Desoremais. Late Cent. XV.
Binding: The same as in U.3.6, U.3.7, and U.3.9, title (gilt): CRONIQUES | DES ROYS | DE FRANCE | VOL. I. | 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. 187-188.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: French
Material Type: Chronicle
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 187-188.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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subject: Saint Denis Abbey Paris
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