- [1690s], [19 cent., last ¼] (Creation)
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iii, 128 ff. (original pagination 1-252 continued to end; some folios blank) with insertions ; 190 x 150 mm.
Contemporary binding, vellum over boards. 'La Maison de Bourgogne, de Montagu, de Viennois' (label on spine).
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A volume, [1690s], of biographies, painted armorials and pedigrees of members of three reigning houses in Burgundy and their collateral branches.
It comprises the Bosonid Dynasty from Beuves d'Ardennes (822-877) to Henry I of Burgundy (948-1002), the Capetian House of Burgundy from Robert I "le Vieux", son of Robert II, king of the Franks (1011-1076), to Philip I of Burgundy (1346-1361), and the House of Valois from Philip II "le Hardi" of Burgundy (1342-1384) to Mary of Burgundy (1457-1482) (pp. 1-167); the counts of Nevers, descended from the House of Valois, from Philip of Burgundy (1389-1415), to Charlotte of Burgundy (1472-1500) (pp. 169-184); the lords of Montagu et Chagny, descended from the Capetian House of Burgundy, from Alexandre (1170-1205) to N. de Montagu (15 cent.) (pp. 185-232); and the counts of Albon and dauphins of Viennois descended from the Capetian House of Burgundy, from André or Guigues (VI) of Burgundy (1184-1237) to Anne of Burgundy, wife of Humbert I de La Tour-du-Pin (1240-1307) (pp. 235-248). There are annotations and transcripts, [19 cent., last ¼], in the hand of G. T. Clark, both in the manuscript and on new leaves tipped in (18 ff.), with other genealogical and biographical notes by him, in French English and Latin (9 ff.), filed separately.
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French, a few items in English and Latin.
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 15055B.
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- Burgundy, House of. (Subject)
- Valois, House of. (Subject)
- Nevers, Counts of. (Subject)
- Albon, Counts of. (Subject)
- Montagu, Seigneurs de. (Subject)
- Bosonid family. (Subject)
- Clark, George Thomas, 1809-1898 (Subject)
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Description compiled by Cyprien Henry and Rhys Morgan Jones.