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Polychronicon.

Polychronicon.

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Margarita decreti seu tabula martiniana decreti
Creator: Higden, Ranulf, -1364.
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Date: [ca. 1475-1500]
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Description:
Ex libris Alan G. Thomas. From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Numerous marginal annotations in several contemporary and later hands. Marginal note on p. 136 refers to the death of Oliver Cromwell ("tyranno").
Bound with: Martinus Polonus, Margarita decreti seu tabula martiniana decreti (Strasburg, 1493); William Lyndwood, Constitutiones legitime seu legatine regionis anglicane, (Paris, 1504).
Watermark: Briquet 11159?
Layout: single columns of approximately 35 lines.
Script: English cursive bookhand.
Decoration: Rubricated. Approximately 60 large initials in red with penwork in brown ink.
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.
MS is third of three works bound together. Paginated 1-195.
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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.
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370 l. : paper ; 270 x 194 mm.
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Object ID: 16371278
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