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Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department,  Lewis E 201
Description:Edward IV Roll 11 membranes - Roll - Not bound. - Edward IV; Henry VII?; Messrs. Ellis, booksellers; John Frederick Lewis, Philadelphia (purchased 1927). - Faye and Bond, p. 450 no. 12; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Leaves of Gold, no. 80, pp. 228-232.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 7
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/LewisE201_4
Language: Latin Country: England Century: 15th

Part 1: 11 membranes
Description: - Parchment - 4778 x 460 mm - varied, ruled in ink.
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XV3/4Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1475
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;
Script: Secretary
Figurative Decoration: 1 unframed miniature, 3 large roundels, 10 small roundels, 1 frieze of half-figures, 1 rota diagram, 54 heraldic devices
Other Decoration: 1 tau map, calligraphic initials throughout, colored lines of descent
Notes: This manuscript was executed sometime between June 1461 (Edward IV's coronation) and May 1464 (his marriage), probably ca. 1461. Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: 11 membranes
Title: Chronicle of the History of the World from Creation to Woden, with a Genealogy of Edward IV
Language(s): Latin
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section 1   Beginning section with a portrait of Edward IV on horseback, a roundel with God, and another roundel with the Temptation of Adam and Eve

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section 2   Second section showing two roundels containing the Temptation of Adam and Eve and Noah's ark.

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section 3   Third section showing a portion of the lineage of Edward IV

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section 4   Fourth section showing a frieze with the royal ancestors of Edward IV

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section 5   Fifth section showing a portion of the lineage of Edward IV

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section 6   Sixth section showing a portion of the lineage of Edward IV

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section 7   Seventh section showing the end of the lineage of Edward IV

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