Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Notre Dame/Newberry MS. 7
Date of origin:Second half of the 13th century.
Place of origin: Paris, France
Numbered in lead in a modern hand in the upper right hand corner of each leaf.
Dimensions:168 mm x 114mm (leaves), 124 mm x 82mm (ruled space)
Collation:18 2-310 44 56 64 (-4) 74 (-4) 8-98 102 11-128 134 Catchwords are present and correct at the end of quires 1, 2, 8, 11, and 12 Catchwords are present and incorrect at the end of quires 3 and 9 Signature marks are present at the end of quires 1 (numbered XXXV) and 9 (XIX) and at the beginning of quires 2 and 3 (XXXVI and XXXVII). Signature marks have clearly been trimmed from quire 13 and possibly from quire 12
Script:Written in a neat gothic parisensis script in three hands. The first hand is responsible for the first text up to f. 32v, the second hand from 33r to 78v, and the third hand for the remainder of the manuscript. The third hand also appears to be responsible for corrections throughout the text from f. 33r on.
Binding:Bound in modern vellum with title written on spine.
Additions:Interlinear corrections and marginal notes and corrections frequent after f. 33r in several contemporary hands.
Provenance: The manuscript is jointly owned with the Newberry Library and shelved at the Newberry as MS. 186.