Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fonds français 792

[Part 3]

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General information

LanguageLanguage object (3)
Approx. date?1312 to 1350
Date notesBased on the date of the 'Voeux du Paon' and the script type.
Place(s) of production{unspecified}
First words of second recto foliona
First words of last recto folio[f. 1ra] [C] E fu au mois / de may
Incipit[f. 1ra] [C] E fu au mois / de may
Explicit[f. 1va] [difficult to read]


Material:Material object (4)
Condition:The fragment is worn, the edges have been repaired. It is difficult to say whether this was meant as an excerpt.




Quire structure:Fragment of one folio
Quire marks:MSQuiremarkDisposition object (21)
Catchword disposition:MSCatchwordDisposition object (12)

Physical description

General illustration:none
General decoration:At the beginning of the excerpt space has been left for a large initial (height: 14 lines). Space has also been left for smaller initials (height: 2 lines) at the beginning of stanzas.
Evidence of readership:none
Foliations description:Modern foliation in roman numerals in the upper right corner of the folio.

Mise en page

Description 1Separate column for majuscule letters at the beginning of the verseline.
Page sampledf. 152r
Page dimensions304x230 (mm)
Justification240x180 (mm)
5mm between columns
Column ruling present in Colours object (4) (RulingMaterials object (3) )
Line ruling present in Colours object (4) (RulingMaterials object (3) )
Writing above top line?False
Sample page layout:


Level of Execution:Execution object (5)
ScriptScript object (4)
Folio rangeFrom f. 152ra to f. 152va
Datec. 1300 to 1350
Scribe description:Northern textualis with two-compartment 'a' the upper compartment of which is open. Only round 's' is used in final position. Descender of 'p' curves to the left. Use of 'v' in initial position