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Scotland, [between 1450 and 1499]
Brefe cronnacle frome brute to kyng henry the sixte of yngland and scotland.
In Middle Scots.
6 membranes : parchment ; 3310 x 270 mm.
Restricted fragile material. May not be seen without the permission of the appropriate
Manuscript chronicle roll, on parchment, showing the genealogy and history of the
British and Scottish kings. The text traces Scottish history from Brut, Dunwald and
Arthur down through James Stewart and Henry V of England.
Purchased from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. (Sotheby's London sale, 8 December 2009) on
the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Fund, 2009.
Layout: two columns, the left containing genealogical trees for Scottish and English
kings, the right containing genealogical and historical notes.
Script: secretary script.
Decoration: numerous calligraphic initials; large royal coat of arms in pen and ink.
Binding: mounted on linen.
Brefe Cronnacle from Brute to Kyng Henry the Sixte. James Marshall and Marie-Louise
Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven.