Stockholm, Kungliga Biblioteket, Vu.22

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This fifteenth-century poetic miscellany contains 114 texts by Villon, Machaut, and others.


Alternative title Poetry of Villon, Machaut, and others
Type of resource mixed material
Place From the area of Compiègne
Date created [ca. 1477 - 1499]
Issuance monographic
Language French, Middle (ca. 1400-1600)
Digital origin reformatted digital
Note Paper, iv (first endleaf pasted down) + 2 (parchment contemporary endleaves) + 275 fols + 2 (parchment contemporary endleaves) + ii (last one pasted down), fols 63-66 lacking; foliated 1-272 but missing foliation on the leaves after fols. 114, 123, 145, 152, 153, 157, 214, now foliated 114 bis etc. Dimensions: 21.5 x 14.5, written area ca 18.5 x 9.0 cm of varied number of long lines, about 28-44. Parchment over boards, repaired, modern paper endleaves at the front and back.
Hand Note Script: littera cursiva currens

Bibliographic information

Provenance Once in the possession of Claude Fauchet, president of the Cour des Monnaies, who wrote a short index on a flyleaf and annotated the manuscript in various places; then to the book collector Paul Petau (d. 1614); finally, Queen Christine of Sweden acquired this manuscript in 1650 from his son Alexandre Petau.
Collection call number Vu.22
Repository National Library of Sweden, Box 5039, S-102 41 Stockholm

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