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Edward of Norwich

Edward of Norwich, second duke of York

Biographie

Né à Langley (Hertfordshire) vers 1373 — Mort à Azincourt le 25 octobre 1415

Deuxième duc de York et auteur du premier traité de chasse anglais, qui est en fait la traduction du Livre de chasse de Gaston Phébus, texte auquel le traducteur ajoute cinq chapitres sur la chasse en Angleterre.

Bibliographie

  1. The master of game

    Titre:Mayster of game (prologue); The master of game
    Date:Vers 1406-1413
    Dédicataire:Henri V, roi d'Angleterre et régent de France (1387-1422)
    Langue:Anglais
    Genre:Traité de chasse
    Forme:Prose
    Contenu:Traduction du Livre de chasse de Gaston Phébus.
    Incipit:[Table des chapitres]
    Here bygynneth the table of the chapiters that ben conteyned in the book of huntyng the which is clepyd Mayster of the Game.
    The prologe     i
    Of the hare and of hure nature   ii...
    [Prologue]
    Cap. primum. — The prologe
    To the honure and reuerence of yow my ryght worshipfull and dred lord H[enry] by the grace of God eldest sone and heire unto the hie excellent and criston prynce H[enry] þe iiii by þe forsaid grace Kyng of Ingelond and of Fraunce, Prynce of Wales, Duc of Gueyne of Lancastre and of Corwale and Erle of Chestere, I yowre owyn i euery houmble wyse, am me auntred to make this litel symple book...
    [Texte]
    Cap. secundum. — Of the hare and of hure nature
    The hare is a common beest I-now, and þerfore md nedeþ not to telle of here makyng, for þer be fewe men that ne han seye some of hem...
    Explicit:... And alle oþer hunters shal strake þe comon strakyng as is aboue deuysed and saide.
    Explicit (ms. Add. 16165):... of alle lordes, ladyes, gentylmen and wymmen, affter þe custumes and maners, used in þe hye noble court of þis Realme of Engeland.
    Manuscrits
    1. Cambridge, University Library, Ff. IV. 15
    2. London, British Library, Additional, 16165, f. 115r-190v
      « Shirley MS. »
    3. London, British Library, Additional, 18652
      Ms. ayant appartenu à Lord Denbigh, Gener. Nr. 1506 (Catalogi librorum MSS. Angliae et Hiberniae, t. 2, p. 38).
    4. London, British Library, Cotton, Vespasian B. XII, 9-105
    5. London, British Library, Harley, 5086
    6. London, British Library, Harley, 6824
    7. London, British Library, Royal, 17 A LV, f. 6-124
    8. London, British Library, Royal, 17 B II
    9. London, British Library, Royal, 17 B XLI
    10. London, British Library, Royal, 17 D IV
    11. London, British Library, Royal, 17 D XII
    12. London, British Library, Royal, 18 C XVIII
    13. London, British Library, Sloane, 60
    14. London, British Library, Sloane, 3501
    15. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley, 546
    16. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Douce, 335
    17. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Digby, 182
    18. localisation actuelle inconnue: ms. ayant appartenu à Lord Ellesmere, à Bridgewater House
    19. localisation actuelle inconnue: ms. ayant appartenu à Sir Thomas Phillipps, n° 10364
    Éditions modernes
    • The Master of Game by Edward, second duke of York, the oldest English book on hunting, edited by Wm. A. and F. Baillie-Grohman, with a foreword by Theodore Roosevelt, with 52 facsimile photogravure plates and monotint reproductions, London, Ballantyne, Hanson, and Co., 1904, liii + 286 p. + lii pl.
      Édition de luxe au format in-folio avec reproductions monochromes de miniatures dont la plupart sont tirées du ms. BnF, fr. 616. Le texte reproduit est celui de deux mss. de la BL (Add. 16165 et Cotton Vesp. B XII) avec, en regard, une version en anglais moderne.
    Traductions modernes
    • en anglais:
      • The Master of Game by Edward, second duke of York, the oldest English book on hunting, edited by Wm. A. and F. Baillie-Grohman, with a foreword by Theodore Roosevelt, New York, Dufield and Company, 1909, xxix + 302 p. + [23] p. de pl. [GB] [HT] [IA]
        Réimpressions:
        • The Master of Game by Edward, second duke of York, the oldest English book on hunting, edited by Wm. A. and F. Baillie-Grohman, with a foreword by Theodore Roosevelt, London, Chatto and Windus, 1909, xxix + 302 p. + [23] p. de pl.[HT] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
        • New York, AMS Press, 1974;
        • Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005
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Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 26 septembre 2017