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St. Louis, Saint Louis University, Pius XII Memorial Library, Special Collections,  VFL MS 026
Description: ff. 36 - Rebound in leather over boards, with original fan binding laid on; intricately gilt stamped with shell, star, and organic motifs; central diamond has a rayed oval inscribed with "IHS." - Juan de Gayferos de Eguiraum, active 1587; Gift of Milton and Gail Fischmann, 1962. - Evans, E.S. "Medieval manuscripts at Saint Louis University: a catalogue," in Manuscripta, 47/48 (2003/2004), 95-96; Conedera, S. The Case of Juan Gayferos de Eguiraum. (Senior thesis, Saint Louis University, 2000)
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 6
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/VFLMS026_44
Language: Latin Country: Spain Century: 16th
View MARC record (VFL MS 026): https://libcat.slu.edu/record=b1977520~S5

Part 1: 36 bound leaves
Description: - parchment - 305 x 215 mm - Written in 36 long lines; ruled in pale red ink with double inner and outer vertical bounding lines.
Country: SpainCardinal point:
Region: City: Valladolid
Assigned Date: s. XVI#4/4#Searchable Date Range: 1575 - 1599
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date: 1587, June 13
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Southern textualis formata
Figurative Decoration: On folio 1v, a full-page illuminated frontispiece with arms of the House of Echaburru, emblazoned with a three-turreted castle flanked by trees, a prancing dog, and a man with a spear hunting a wild boar; below the name Don Felipe written in gold capitals; in the bas-de-page, a foliate border flanking the IHS emblem of Christ.
Other Decoration: Rubrics lettered in gold on red grounds, with illuminated initials in gold on blue grounds; penwork initials in brown throughout. Top and bottom margins decorated with wide diagonal pen strokes and other designs in brown ink.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Author: Philip II, King of Spain 1527-1598
Title: Patent of Nobility
Language(s): Latin
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  VFL MS 026, ftcover
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  VFL MS 026, fol. 001, verso
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  VFL MS 026, fol. 027, verso
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  VFL MS 026, fol. 028, recto
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  VFL MS 026, fol. 033, verso
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  VFL MS 026, fol. 035, recto
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