Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, 5008 D

La vraie hystoire de Troye (final rubric)

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General information

Folio notes:The first folio is wanting.
LanguageLanguage object (57)
Approx. date?1400 to 1499
Date notes'XVe siècle' (Jung 1996, 456).
Place(s) of productionGrenoble
Jung hypothesises - on the basis of orthography and provenance - that the MS was copied in the Dauphiné (1996, 456).
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio
Incipit[f. 1r] Et pour mieulx continuer l'euvre (Jung 1996, 456)
Explicit[f. 157r] en tel mainiere que nul n'y pourroit riens adjoindre ne muer qui pour vray deust estre mué. // C'est la fin de la vraie hystoire de Troye, la ou tant de roys et princes morurent en tant de douleureuses batailles pour si petit de occasion comme dit est. // (Jung 1996, 456)


Material:Material object (1)
Watermark:Ox head crowned with a St Andrew's cross (cf. Briquet 15039-117; see JONAS).



1142163-6147158189161014116 (JONAS)

Quire structure:Chiefly octonions, but several quires lost their outer bifolium before the text was copied (JONAS).
Quire marks:MSQuiremarkDisposition object (18)
Catchword disposition:

Physical description

General illustration:
General decoration:Red or green pen-flourished initials, with decoration in the contrasting colour.
Evidence of readership:
Foliations description:Modern foliation.

Mise en page

Description 1Source: Jung 1996, 456.
Page sampled
LayoutMSLayout object (3)
Page dimensions295x211 (mm)
Justification158x95 (mm)
mm between columns
Writing above top line?False
Sample page layout:


Level of Execution:Execution object (3)
ScriptScript object (7)
Folio rangeFrom 1r to 157r
Date?1400 to 1499
Scribe description:Angular (JONAS).