Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Shelfmark:
MS. Top. Glouc. d. 2
Type of object:
Manuscript
Material:
parchment
Title text:
Founder's and benefactors' book of Tewkesbury abbey.
Country or nationality of origin:
English
Place of origin:
Tewkesbury
Date:
16th century, beginning
Folio or page no.:
fol. 015r
Whole page or detail:
whole page
Image description:
Robert the Consul (illegitimate son of Henry I, and son-in-law of Fitzhamon, c. 1090-1147), created 1st Earl of Gloucester in 1122, and wife Mabilia, on green seats, supporting three models between them: Tewkesbury Abbey, Margam Abbey (Glam.) and St. James’s Priory, Bristol. He wears a red bonnet trimmed with ermine and a mantle over his heraldic surcoat; she wears a ‘gable’- hood, a brown dress with wide sleeves, and a rope belt. Three shields below.
Roll title:
MS. Top. Glouc. d. 2. Founders and Benefactors Book of Tewkesbury Abbey
Roll #:
214.9
Frame #:
007

Founder's and benefactors' book of Tewkesbury abbey.