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Source Les Enluminures (Firm) - Text Manuscripts - (Accessed: 2017-05-13) (Online-only Auction or Bookseller Website)
Cat./Lot # TM 840
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Les Enluminures (Firm)
Price 90000.00 USD
Manuscript Details
Titles Progenies regum Britanniae (The Progeny of the Kings of Britain)
Authors Roger of St. Albans, active 1450 (recorded as Roger of St. Albans)
Manuscript Dates c. 1505 - 1525 (1495 to 1526)
Languages Latin (recorded as Latin)
Materials Parchment (parchment)
Places London (recorded as England, possibly London) ?
Westminster (recorded as or Westminster) ?
Folios Lines Columns 3
Height 6940 Width 310 Alt Size
Other Info

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

Provenance Information
(No Date) Les Enluminures (Firm) (as Les Enluminures)
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