MS. Rawl. A. 417
Summary Catalogue no.: 11298
Followed by the music of introit, gradual, etc. (fol. 43).
Square notation on 5 staves of 4 red lines
Good miniatures, borders, initials. (P&A i. 838, pl. LXI)
- Genesis i.2;
- Genesis i.4;
- Genesis xxix.16-17;
- The Ark;
- Genesis xli. 18-19;
- Job i.18-19;
- Zoroaster's fourteen columns of the arts;
- Cecrop's seven cities of Crete;
- Psalm xxii.(xxiv.)6;
- 2 Esrdas ii.19;
- Esther v.2;
- Celebration of the mass (fol. 37v);
- Psalm lxxxiv. (lxxxv.) 10
Rebound for Guillaume Glorian (see Provenance) in 1677. A note by Glorian in the MS. states that it was previously bound in 'satin bleuf'.
Provenance and Acquisition
Royal arms of France, fol. 1.
Charles VIII of France (?; see below).
Charles IX of France (?; see below).
Guillaume Glorian, 1677. A note in the MS. by Glorian states that it was the presentation copy given to Charles VIII in 1495 when he was crowned emperor of Constantinople at Rome in 1495.
Samuel Gale, 1682-1754, no. 111 in the catalogue of his sale, London, 1754 (ESTC T163887)
Richard Rawlinson, 1690-1755. A letter of Rawlinson's (Ballard MS. 2, fol. 163v) states that the present MS. belonged to Charles IX of France.
Bequeathed by him to the Bodleian.
Digital Bodleian (7 images from 35mm slides)