1894 and the Grant of Arms, the Grant of the Dignity of a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order and the Statutes of that Order, the Grant, with the insignia, of the Dignity of a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, and correspondence relating to the King of Denmark's decision to confer upon him the Grand Cross of the Order of Dannebrog, together with the actual Grant of the Order. These official honours are not the only evidence of the high esteem in which Sir John Williams was held among the members of the Royal Family. Also among his personalia are two silver loving cups--one the gift of the late King George V and Queen Mary and the other of Prince Charles and Princess Maud of Denmark (better known today as King Haakon and the late Queen Maud of Norway), a diamond tie-pin also presented by King George V and Queen Mary, and a seal ring with the figure of a child attached, presented by Queen Alexandra. Gifts from Queen Victoria include autographed copies of two works of which she was the author, and a medal and a medallion portrait of her in com- memoration of the fiftieth year of her reign. There are also a medal commemorating the coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra and medallion portraits of King George V and Queen Mary presented on the occasion of their marriage. Another group of Sir John's royal' personalia which has evoked considerable interest among visitors to the Library consists of autographed Christmas and New Year greeting cards, auto- graphed portraits, and letters sent to him, in their childhood days, by our present Sovereign and his brothers and sister,a very homely and intimate little collection illustrating the Royal children's affection for Sir John. In the last group are a few gifts of autographed books from other friends, some of whom were also his patients. The donors include H. H. and Margot Asquith (afterwards the Earl and Countess of Oxford and Asquith), Sir Lewis Morris, W. H. Williams, Watcyn Wyn,' and J. Deffett Francis of Swansea, another gift from whom is a set of gold links and studs. GlLDAS TIBBOTT. 'LE MIROIR DE MORT' BY GEORGES CHASTELLAIN. Peniarth MS. 4821 contains a narrative of the Passion of Christ' translatee de latin en francois par honnourable homme maistre Jehan Jarssor docteur en theologie' (fol. 1), followed on fol. 186a by a moralising poem, the name of whose author is not indicated. This is none else than Le Miroir de Mort by Georges Chastellain, a Burgundian poet of the fifteenth century. Le Miroir de Mort seems to have had a certain popularity at the time of its compos- ition, for at least eleven other manuscripts are known, namely: Paris, Bibl. nat., fonds franc., 1816, fol. 1 Paris, Bibl. nat., fonds franc., 15216; Paris, Bibl. nat., nouv. acq. franc, 1541, fol. 32 Paris, Arsenal, MS. 3521, fol. 268 Paris, Musee Jacquemat-Antré, no. 686 Carpentras, MS. 410, fol. 3 Chantilly, Mus6e Cond6, MS. 89 (506), fol. 29; Grenoble, MS. 871, fol. 56; Brussels, Bibl. royale, MS. 4632 London, British Museum, Lansdowne MS. 380, fol. 95 Turin, Bibl. naz., cod. XXI.L.v.9. There is at least one early printed version.2 I For Peniarth MS. 482 see also the article by Professor Mary Williams in this number. a This incunabulum, printed by Martin Husz at Lyon about 1481-2, is described in detail in an article entitled Le Miroir de Georges Chastellain by E. Droz and C. Dalbanne (Gutenberg Jabrbuch, 1928, p. 89).