MS. Fr. d. 16
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Two fragments, of which the first (fol.4 – 10v) is pr. by B. H. Wind, Les Fragments du Tristan de Thomas, Leiden, 1950, pp. 66 – 97, and the second (fol. 11 – 17) is used in her edition of MS. Douce d. 6, op. cit. pp. 150 –183. A collation of this MS. was used by Bédier for his edition of 1902.
2 cols., 32 lines
Good historiated initial (damaged), other initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 344). Initials in red, blue and green. fol. 10r
- initial E
- Seated figure (Yseut), playing harp (damaged).
Modern binding of black leather over pasteboards, signed on the lower turn-ins 'BOUND BY WOOD. LONDON' and 'RESTORED BY C&D.; LAMACRAFT, FORTIS GREEN N.2'; the spine lettered in gilt 'TRISTAN | ET | LA BELLE | YSOLT || 13.TH CENT.; boxed
Fol.21, formerly the wrapper, is a notarial document, dated 1366, relating to Meladio.
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2017-07-01: First online publication.