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La chronique anonyme universelle jusque'à la mort de Charles VII

Identifier: Mss 461940
Mss 461940

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Two sheets of the Chronique universelle, a popular but unpublished work originally compiled between 1409 and 1415 and preserved in 29 known 15th-cent. copies. Creator unknown.

In its original complete form, this chronique would have told the history of the world from Creation to the 15th cent., including the stories of the Bible, the Trojans, King Lear, and King Arthur, among many others. All known copies conclude with Pope Urban VI, the coronation of Emperor Louis IV in 1328, and the coronation of the English King Henry IV in 1399. The French section is usually expanded to reach the scribe's present day.


  • 1461

Language of Materials

In English.

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.5 linear ft. : 2 sheets of a scroll : parchment, illustrations, some water stains and tearing at edges ; 1245 x 560 mm

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