889 ff.

Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS français 22320-22321 Unit: vol. 2Réformations de la noblesse de Bretagne (1426–1513), vol. 2, with saints’ Lives

  • French, Latin
  • s. xvii
  • part of multiple volumes
  • Continental manuscripts
  • paper

Large 17th-century paper manuscript (889 pp.), which is the second of two volumes containing a history of the ‘reform of the nobility of Brittany’. The present volume covers Rennes, Dol, Quimper, Saint-Brieuc and Tréguier and also includes a section (p. 601ff.) containing transcripts and summaries of the Lives of Breton saints.

histories hagiographies Breton literature
Provenance and related aspects
French, Latin
s. xvii
17th century.
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
UnitCodicological unit. Indicates whether the entry describes a single leaf, a distinct or composite manuscript, etc.
part of multiple volumes
46 cm × 30 cm
889 ff.
The list below has been collated from the table of contents, if available on this page,Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations for individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.


See also the parent manuscript for further references.

Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] Gallica: bibliothèque numérique, Online: Bibliothèque nationale de France. URL: <http://gallica.bnf.fr>.

Secondary sources (select)

Deuffic, Jean-Luc, “Le ‘monachisme breton’ continental: ses origines et son intégration au modèle carolingien”, Pecia 12 (2007): 77–141.

External links

Dennis Groenewegen
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