An illuminated manuscript of 19 leaves on vellum.
Illuminated Manuscript of Ordinances by Unknown Artist, 14501500
© Royal Armouries Museum
- Vellum and leather
- 20 x 13 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £250 ( Total: £250)
- Acquired in:
In a black morocco binding dating from circa 1530, tooled and painted with the arms of France modern. Depicts the 'Ordinances' of Judicial Combat of King Phillippe le Bel (1268-1314).
Commissioned by Jean d'Anjou (died in1536) son of King Rene of Anjou ; bears bookplate of Charles d'Orleans (1691-1744), abbot of Rothelin and a scholarly collector; library of Sir Thomas Phillipps Bart.
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