Manuscript: Cotton Julius D. VII
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British Library, Cotton Julius D. VII
 

Produced: England [St Alban's Abbey and Wymondham], 1247 - 1258

Language: Latin

Author: John of Wallingford
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Media: Parchment
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Folios: 134  Height:   cm   Width:   cm

Manuscript type: Miscellany

Location: British Library, London, England, United Kingdom

Family: n/a

 




 
Description

Thirty-six miscellaneous texts, mostly in Latin (at least one in English), including on Folio 114r: "Figura rudis et descriptio elephantis invecti in Angliam Ao 1255", a picture and a description of the elephant presented to the king of England in 1255, the first elephant seen in that country. Another illustration of this elephant is found in British Library, Cotton Nero D, I.


 
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