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|Source||Les Enluminures (Firm) - Text Manuscripts - (Accessed: 2017-05-13) (Online-only Auction or Bookseller Website)|
|Cat./Lot #||TM 840|
Les Enluminures (Firm)
Progenies regum Britanniae (The Progeny of the Kings of Britain)
Roger of St. Albans, active 1450
(recorded as Roger of St. Albans)
c. 1505 - 1525 (1495 to 1526)
Latin (recorded as Latin)
London (recorded as England, possibly London)
Westminster (recorded as or Westminster) ?
Scroll of 12 membranes of varying dimensions pasted together and joined end to end, over 22 feet long; lacking at least 1 membrane at end; at least 2 hands; uses branches to connect family members, gold crowns to denote central royal genealogy; 338 roundels along outer edges; in center: 23 1-ring roundels, 325 3-ring roundels, 109 6-ring roundels, and 69 6-ring roundels surmounted by crowns; Crest of Sir Thomas Wriothesley, painted black bull's head with gold horns, on membrane 10 suggesting manuscript was copied from British Library manuscript Additional MS 63009; Dimensions 6,938-6,940 x 294-310 mm. (length of individual membranes: 544-546, 617, 584, 575, 562, 573, 521, 603, 552, 620, 513, and 674 mm.); see record for detailed description of condition, bibliography, and research into production, copying, and comparisons to other rolls
Les Enluminures (Firm) (as Les Enluminures)
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