Manuscript: Cotton Nero D. i
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British Library, Cotton Nero D. i
(Liber Additamentorum)
 

Produced: England (St Albans), 1250-1254

Language: Latin

Author: Matthew Paris
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Media: Parchment
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Folios: 200  Height:   cm   Width:   cm

Manuscript type: Miscellany

Location: British Library, London, England, United Kingdom

Family: n/a

 




 
Description

"Liber admodum praeclarus, et summa cum cura et diligentia versandus. ... Historia de Offa primo et secundo: cum figuris in summa pagina per Matthaeum Parisiensem, qui hunc librum coenobio S. Albani dono contulisse fertur in rubricis."

Includes on folio 169v an illustration of the elephant given to Henry III by King Louis IX of France, the first elephant seen in England. "Figura elephantis invecti in Angliam." Another illustration of this animal is found in British Library, Cotton Julius D. VII.

[Adapted in part from the British Library catalog]


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