Richard Coeur de Lion, c.1350.

Scope and Content

Lines 2069 to 2412 from the metrical romance Richard Coeur de Lion.

Administrative / Biographical History

The romance of Richard Coeur-de-Lion was probably composed around the middle of the 13th c, in French or Anglo-Norman. An English verison was circulating by the end of the century. The author may be the same as the author of the romances of King Alisander.


Single item

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Formerly a cover for msBS2387.T8D34.


Call number used to be ms1034

Other Finding Aids

Individual Manuscripts and Small Collections database available as part of Manuscripts Database.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Contained in glass and wood display frame 26.7x42cm.Vellum: 1 sheet 42x26.5cm (formerly folded)

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Keeper of Manuscripts. Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Custodial History

Inscribed 'Walter Brown'.




Formerly part of the Auchinleck Ms (National Library of Scotland, Advocates' MS 19.2.1). For the relationship of this fragment to the original see Speculum XLVII, 1972.