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Ms. Codex 956 - Marot, Jean, 1463-1523 - [La vray-disant, advocate des dames]
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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 956 - Marot, Jean, 1463-1523 - [La vray-disant, advocate des dames]
Author:
Marot, Jean, 1463-1523.
Title:
[La vray-disant, advocate des dames] [manuscript].
Origin:
[France, ca. 1506]
Physical description:
10 leaves : parchment ; 202 x 138 (130 x 88) mm. bound to 215 x 144 mm.
Summary:
A partial copy of Jean Marot's La vray-disant, advocate des dames, originally written for Anne of Brittany, including most of the envoy of "Champ Royal," two rondeaux, a rebus, and the concluding section, "Ballade de la Paragonne des Dames," in which the letters at the start of the lines spell "Anne de Bretagne."
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title, author, and date from Zacour-Hirsch.
Foliation: Parchment, i (modern parchment) + 10 + i (modern parchment); modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto.
Layout: Written in 27 long lines; frame-ruled in ink; pricking present on most folios.
Script: Written in a hybrid Gothic script by a single hand.
Decoration: Paragraph symbols and line endings in red and gold or blue and gold.
Binding: Modern vellum.
Origin: Written in France, ca. 1506 (Zacour-Hirsch).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 956
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 956
 
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