Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fonds français 15094

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General information

LanguageLanguage object (3)
Approx. datec. 1350
Date notesBased on the script.
Place(s) of production{unspecified}
First words of second recto folio[f. 272r] S eigneur oy auez que li dui ser sont pris
First words of last recto folio[f. 299r] Da la force dou uis auro(n)t si grant dolor
Incipit[f. 271r] Q (ui) chante de me(n)songe sa uie en est perie / Q (ui) vilain ver a paure de cheualerie / D e buison faire oitour sa poi?nni?e iestudie /
Explicit[f. 299v] F ure(n)t li .xij. per et cremu et doutez / M ais puis que il fu mors et a sa fin alez / N e fire(n)t se mal no(n) en trestouz lor aez / ?....? sentreg(er)roiere(n)t p(ar) lor g(ra)ns poestez / ?.......? ior ques ocist touz iudas machabez / E t (con)quist les reaumes se dit lautoritez


Material:Material object (4)
Condition:Good quality parchment (stitch: f. 294), generally in good condition, except for the verso of the final folio which is worn and torn.



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Quire structure:Two quinions and an irregular quire of nine folios added in the fourteenth century to a thirteenth-century original.
Quire marks:MSQuiremarkDisposition object (21)
Catchword disposition:MSCatchwordDisposition object (9)

Physical description

General illustration:None
General decoration:Eac laisse begins with a plain initial (height: 2 lines) alternatingly red and blue.
Evidence of readership:f. 271r: crude drawin of man with sword f. 277v: bottom margin, faded annotation, 17th c? f. 291r: lower margin, beginning of a crude drawing f. 296v: annotation in lower margin, rendered illegible. f. 299r: annotation: 15th c. 'fran(que)lance' f. 299v: faded annotation beginning 'CCXXXVIII' 'Explicit lestoire du roy Alexande Das(...)' written 7 times by at least four different hands. The third hand adds 'Et (con)quist les reaumes se dit lautoritez' (last line of the 'Vengeance').
Foliations description:Modern foliation in arabic numerals in the upper right corner of the recto.

Mise en page

Description 1Separate column for majuscules at the beginning of the verseline.
Page sampledf. 282r
Page dimensions295x120 (mm)
Justification155x95 (mm)
namm between columns
Column ruling present in Colours object (5) (RulingMaterials object (1) )
Line ruling present in Colours object (5) (RulingMaterials object (1) )
RubricationRed ink is only used for the initials.
Writing above top line?False
Sample page layout:


Level of Execution:Execution object (4)
ScriptScript object (4)
Folio rangeFrom f. 271r to f. 299v
Date?1350 to 1400
Scribe description:Northern textualis rotundus with two-compartment 'a' with closed upper lobe, also occurence of box 'a'. 2-like 'r' after 'o'. Round 's' in final position. Use of 'v' in initial position. Abbreviations include nasal bar used also for q(ue), s-like apostrophe, superscript vowels, 'p' with crossed descender, com-abbreviation , us-abbreviation, crossed tironian note. Abbreviation mark (resembles double three) for 'sont'?