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Decorated Initial In A Copy Of Wace, Roman de Brut

Decorated Initial In A Copy Of Wace, Roman de Brut

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1350

Shelfmark: Royal MS 13 A.xxi

Item number: f.40r

Length: 25.5

Width: 18.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

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The Roman de Brut is a twelfth-century history of Britain, from its supposed foundation by Brutus to the seventh-century Cadwalader, translated from the Latin prose History of Geoffrey of Monmouth into French verse by Wace, in about 1155.

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