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Source 1952 - A Handlist of the Additional Manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam Museum (Part II) - Francis Wormald and Phyllis M. Giles (Collection Catalog)
Cat./Lot # 75. (MS. Marlay Add. I)
Manuscript Details
Titles De re militari, in Anglo-Norman French, followed by the Latin text.
At the end a poem in French mentioning one 'Master Richard'.
Authors Vegetius Renatus, Flavius (383-450) (recorded as Vegetius)
Manuscript Dates c. 1270 (1260 to 1281)
Languages French, Anglo-Norman (recorded as Anglo-Norman French)
Latin (recorded as Latin)
Materials Parchment (Vellum)
Places France, Europe (Probably written and illuminated in France)
Folios 152 Lines Columns
Height 195 Width 140 Alt Size
Unspec. Size Miniatures 2
Other Info

See L. Thorpe, Mastre Richard: a thirteenth-century translator of the 'De Re Militari' of Vegetius published in Scriptorium, vol. VI, p. 39. Penwork initials. The earliest known French translation and the only MS. of this translation known.

Provenance Information
1916 (End) Maggs Bros. (as Messrs. Maggs)
(No Date) The Fitzwilliam Museum
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