Date Quality:ca

Dimensions:687 cm Length x33 cm Width

Number of Pieces:9

Type:FR Roy. Gen.


Shelfmark:Case MS 132


Contents:Contains a history and genealogy of the kings of France, from Pharamond in the 5th century to Louis XI, who reigned between 1461 and 1483.

Description:Two columns of text in French, flank a large genealogical tree, the branches of which are filled with medallions containing illustrations of abbeys and churches founded by French kings, as well as names of royal family members, and some of their achievements. Written on vellum.

Bibliography:Clemens, Raymond, and Timothy Graham. Introduction to Manuscript Studies. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2007.

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