- Alternative Title
- Constitutiones legitime seu legatine regionis anglicane and Margarita decreti seu tabula martiniana decreti
- Higden, Ranulf, -1364.
- Published / Created
- [ca. 1475-1500]
- Publication Place
- Manuscript, on paper, in a single hand, of portions of the text of Higden's Polychronicon. mostly related to the history of England from Brutus to Richard II. Preceded by a table of contents.
Binding: late seventeenth-century full calf; blind-ruled, with crown stamp in the corners. The binder has been identified as a London binder who also worked for Samuel Pepys. Metal chain attached from the upper cover, fourteen links, a ring on either end, and a middle swivel.
Bound with: Martinus Polonus, Margarita decreti seu tabula martiniana decreti (Strasburg, 1493); William Lyndwood, Constitutiones legitime seu legatine regionis anglicane, (Paris, 1504).
Decoration: Rubricated. Approximately 60 large initials in red with penwork in brown ink.
Ex libris Alan G. Thomas. From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Layout: single columns of approximately 35 lines.
MS is third of three works bound together. Paginated 1-195.
Numerous marginal annotations in several contemporary and later hands. Marginal note on p. 136 refers to the death of Oliver Cromwell ("tyranno").
Script: English cursive bookhand.
Watermark: Briquet 11159?
- 370 l. : paper ; 270 x 194 mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Takamiya MS 114
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
chains (object genres) (AAT)
Manuscripts, Medieval--England--15th century.
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Geographic)
- Great Britain--History--Early works to 1800.
- Subject (Name)
Martinus, Polonus, d. 1279
Thomas, Alan G.--Bookplate.
- Subject (Topic)
Incunabula in Yale Library.
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
World history--Early works to 1800.
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- A handlist of western Medieval manuscripts in the Takamiya collection / Toshiyuki Takamiya, in The Medieval book: glosses from friends & colleagues of Christopher de Hamel, ed. by Richard Linenthal, James Marrow and William Noel. 't Goy-Houten: Hes & De Graff, 2010, pp. 421-437. and Ranulf Higden, Polychronicon. Takamiya MS 114.
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