British Library, Royal MS 15 E VI
(Talbot Shrewsbury Book of Romances)


Produced: France (Rouen), c. 1445
Current Location: British Library, London, England, UK
Manuscript Type: Miscellany
Language: French
Folios: 440
Illustrated: Yes
Illustrator: Talbot Master
Media: Parchment
Script: Gothic hybrid (b√Ętarde)
Dimensions: Height: 47.5 cm Width: 33.5 cm
Folio 15r


Includes the Romance of Alexander the Great on folio 5r-24v, with tales of the animals of the east, both real and mythical. There are full color illustrations of some of the animals.

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