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Prayers for Blanche, for whom the ms. was written. Blanche of Orleans (Delisle) or Blanche of Burgundy (Egbert etc.)?

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Prayers for Blanche, for whom the ms. was written. Blanche of Orleans (Delisle) or Blanche of Burgundy (Egbert etc.)?
Collection

Horae

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1344 (Approximate)
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 056
Notes
Ownership: Made for a woman named Blanche, connected with the French royal house. Delisle argued for Blanche de France, others Blanche de Bourgogne. Owned by von Bulow family at Beiernauburg. Bought by C. Zeiberg for Wernigerode. Acquired for Spencer, 1948.
Content: De Ricci, Supplement, 334. Delisle article. Library dossier.
Content: Pencil foliation followed in this description begins in upper right corners and ends in lower right corners of rectos; foliations is incorrect, going only to 423, because of duplication of number "243."
Content: 20 lines per page in two columns, ruled in black ink.
Content: Parchment
Content: 31 historiated initials (Delisle's list misses ff. 65 and 339).
Content: 1-line blue and gold initials with penwork. 2-line blue and red initials on gold, blue and red fields. 3-line and larger gold initials on red and blue fields. Rubrics, linefillers, border designs, red daubs as placemarkers.
Content: Maciot
Content: According to Delisle, ff. 7-30, 390-423 were added late 14th c., and the calendar early 15th. MS dated by Delisle to ca.1350-60, for Blanche, duchess of Orleans. Others propose Blanche de Bourgogne, early 14th c. Artist, Maciot, also in BN, fr. 2090-2.
Type of Resource
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Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1ee5b760-c629-012f-f5a0-58d385a7bc34
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The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1344: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Prayers for Blanche, for whom the ms. was written. Blanche of Orleans (Delisle) or Blanche of Burgundy (Egbert etc.)?" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1344. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec9a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Prayers for Blanche, for whom the ms. was written. Blanche of Orleans (Delisle) or Blanche of Burgundy (Egbert etc.)?" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 18, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec9a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1344). Prayers for Blanche, for whom the ms. was written. Blanche of Orleans (Delisle) or Blanche of Burgundy (Egbert etc.)? Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec9a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Prayers for Blanche, for whom the ms. was written.  Blanche of Orleans (Delisle) or Blanche of Burgundy (Egbert etc.)?