Fragments of bks xvi-xxii of the French translation by Jean Lessabé of Jacques de Guyse's Latin Annals of Hainaul, written in the first quarter of the 16th cent. in the Netherlands
Being fols. 2-7, 35-8, 65-6, 71-2, 91-4, 193-4, 197-8, 219-22, 265-7, 269, 311-3, and 329 (?) of a larger volume. The parts seem to have been selected as bearing illuminations, of which there are eight large and one small (a copyist), with other ornament. There are also several coats of arms and 'A. M.' joined by a knot, see fol. 3av.
- Creation: written in the first quarter of the 16th cent. in the Netherlands
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 205
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21779
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
'Au Conte de Lalaing' (about A.D. 1600: fol. 4b): 'Bibliotheca Palmeriana, 1747.'.
On parchment, with fine miniatures, borders, etc., imperfect
15 1/4 × 11 3/8 in.