MS. Holkham misc. 53
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession): no detailed description available
36 written lines, below top line; in 2 columns
Fine lettre bâtarde.
Illuminated leaves removed and replaced, leaving some slight offsets (see e.g. fols. 200v, 221v, etc.); spaces left for miniatures on replacement leaves (fols. 158r, 201r, 222r, 260r).
Bound and decorated as MS. Holkham misc. 49, but with with 'TOM. IV.' on the spine.
Provenance and Acquisition
Written for a member of the Berlaimont family (on whom see Goethals, 1849, (unpaginated)) who married into the Ligne family (with the quartered arms of both families), perhaps Gilles, Seigneur de Berlaimont, Hierges, Péruwelz, and Beauraing, who married Mary de Ligne, Lady of Lens, and Lady of Belœil (Hassall, 1970, 15); remained in the family until the 16th century.
The Augustinians of Lyon.
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