Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

Works on knighthood and tournaments : manuscript, [ca. 1470]: La forme quon tenoit des tournoys et assemblees au temps du roy Uterpendragon et du roy Artur: Noms armes et blasons des chevaliers et compagnons de la table ronde

Additional Digital Items:
http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.HOUGH:2446830
Creator/Contributor:
Bolongaro-Crevenna, P. A., former owner.
La Vallière, Louis César de la Baume Le Blanc, duc de, 1708-1780, former owner.
Padeloup, le Jeune, binder.
Guyon de Sardière, former owner.
Gaignet, Louis, former owner.
Johnes, Thomas, 1748-1816, former owner.
Newcastle, Henry Pelham Archibald Douglas Pelham-Clinton, 7th Duke of, 1864-1928, former owner.
Place Of Origin:
France
Creation Date:
1470
Extent:
61 leaves, bound : vellum ; 22 cm.
Language:
French
Genre:
Manuscripts, Medieval-France-1450-1500.
Contents:
La forme quon tenoit des tournoys et assemblees au temps du roy Uterpendragon et du roy Artur (pp. 1- 26; title on p. 5) -- les noms armes et blasons des chevaliers et compagnons de la table ronde (26-36) -- blank (37-40) -- René d'Anjou: Le livre des tournois (41-122).
Notes:
The French text is written in littera bastarda in brown ink in 1 column. There are 1 large miniature in tempera and gold (p. 1), 2 foliate borders, 12 large watercolor drawings, drawings of coats of arms, and many illuminated initials.
Bound in red morocco inlaid with dark green and elaborately tooled in gilt, probably by Padeloup le Jeune, ca. 1720.
In a tray case, 24 cm.
MS Typ 131. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Repository:
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
009561765