London, Great Britain, British Library, MS Royal 20 A. xvi
Provenance: 1. A member of the Robertet family of Montbrison, Forez: black wings on gold ground refer to the Robertet arms: azure on a bend or a pennart sable between three mullet or (ff. 1v-2r); 2. Henry VIII (b. 1491, d. 1547), King of England: included in the English Royal library; moved to the Upper Library at Westminster during the amalgamation of manuscripts after the death of Henry VIII; includes the 'high' Westminster inventory number: no 1281 (see Carley 2000); and the Royal library shelfmark '20 A XVI' with a page number ,'p. 302', referring to David Casley's 1734 catalogue (f. 1r); 4. Donated to the British Museum in 1757 by George II with the entire Royal collection of manuscripts.
19th century, London, Great Britain
red leather over wood
Decoration: The royal arms of George II with the date '1757' tolled and gilt.
light brown edges
The date on the binding refers to the donation of the Royal collection to the British Museum not to the date of the binding.