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Call Number: MS Hunter 236 (U.3.9)
Title: Chroniques de Saint-Denys. Vol. II
Date of Creation: Between 1399 and 1499
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Chroniques de Saint-Denys. Vol. II. (1328-1380.)
Chronicles of Saint-Denys, Vol. II: (Incomplete.)
Begins (1, 1 recto lines 1-3): Philippe de valoys. | paragraph mark [rubricated] Cy commencent les chappitres du Roy philippe de Valoys | L [rubricated initial] e Premier parle des grans questions Auquel devroit
Ends (22, 11 verso line 27): emmenerent grant foison de biens
Remarks: On iv, 1 recto (in the same hand as on U.3.7, 1 1 recto, and under similarly obliterated figures): 5- 5- 0.
On the same page in a late XV. Cent. hand are fifteen lines of an agreement regarding certain field and vineyard produce dated "xje jour du moys doctobre mill iiijc lxj" [1461] and signed (with a cross) by Guillaume Quiboteau (?).
Under this comes, in the same boyish hand as in Vol. I.: Croniques de France | 2
On 1, 1 recto, top margin, by the scribe: Assit principio sancta maria meo. Above 'maria' is written in a somewhat later hand: 'Ihus.'
In the margin of this page (in the same XVII. Cent. hand as in U.3.7): Ce MS. vne historie cronologique, tres | exactement de la dureé (?) | des Regnes de Philipe de | Valois Jean, et | Charles V: il faudoit [i.e. faudroit] | conferer avec ce | que Lon a des Regnes | de ces princes, car | Je trouve ici bien | de particulatés de | Leurs Regnes, et de | Leurs actions (?), ou de | ce qui est arrivé dans | Le cours de Leurs vies. A (?).
[Formerly R.4.3; R.4.39]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 11 3/8 x 8¼, ff. 274, originally ff. 278, written in a hurried hand, not the same as in Vol. I., in single cols. of about 32 lines, each 8 3/8 x 5 3/4, not ruled or margined, signatures (mostly cropped), catchwords (vertical), no foliation, rubricated initials and paragraph marks, initials of sentences touched with red, running titles, marginalia, cropped, damp-stained at the end, otherwise well preserved, fol. sec. Le XXVme. Late Cent. XV.
Binding: As in Vol. I., title (gilt): CRONIQUES | DES ROYS | DE FRANCE | VOL. II. | 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. 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 188-189.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Saint Denis Abbey Paris
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