Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, MS Ott. lat. 1474
- French, Latin
- s. xiv
- Continental manuscripts
Manuscript compilation of the 14th century containing Norman documents of a legal, diplomatic and historical nature. The first first four folia are extraneous and contain a copy of John of Cornwall’s Prophetia Merlini.
French magistrate, councillor at the Parliament of Paris, as well as a scholar and avid collector of books and manuscripts, many of which he acquired from Pierre Daniel. After his death, his library passed to his son, Alexandre.
See more Delisle notes that the part which forms ff. 5-75 bears the signature E 38 of the library of Petau. The name refers to the collection of Paul Petau (1568–1614), later his son Alexandre (d. 1672). See https://bibale.irht.cnrs.fr/8499.
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