British Library, Royal MS 16 E VIII


Produced: 13th century
Current Location: British Library, London, England, UK
Manuscript Type: Miscellany
Bestiary Family: French
Language: French
Folios: 147
Author: Guillaume le Clerc
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Vellum


This manuscript has been missing since 7 June, 1879. It contained the Bestiaire in French verse by Guillaume le Clerc de Normandie with marginal drawings. Begins 'Cy commence le proloug de la liuere del nature de bese peciouns et oysez'. This is the copy of the Bestiaire designated M by Reinsch.

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Printed editions

Reinsch, 1892