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Middle English Prose Brut chronicle(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Chronicle of England
Codicology:Vellum, 292 x 200 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) (11.5 x 8 in.), ff. 198 + 2, 31 lines to a page. Cent. xv, in a good clear hand.
Collation: 1 flyleaf, 18-168 176 188-258, 1 flyleaf.
Decoration:The catchwords are enclosed in rather elaborate ornaments.
Writing:About f. 24r the hand begins to get larger and settles into a script which continues to the end.
Additions:On f. 198v,(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) note by Parker: hic desunt usque ad 7 h. quinti. This refers to MS 182. A later note: “imperfect. he wrot to almost the end of Edw. 4th.”
Research:For the period 1333 to 1377, this MS. has been used for the edition by Dr F. Brie (E. E. T. S.), the introduction to which has not yet appeared. It was also used, as Mr J. A. Herbert tells me, by Joshua Barnes, for his history of Edward III.
Foliation: ff. i-ii + 1-198 + iii-iv(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Middle English and Latin.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
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1r-198v
Middle English prose Brut chronicle (Common Version) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Chronicle of England
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Good border of gold and colour to f. 1r
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Title xvi: “William Caxton's Fructus Temporum”
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Rubric:
Here may a man hure (how) Engelande was fferst callede albyon and þoruȝ wham hit had þe name
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Incipit:
In the noble land of Syrrie
In 239 chapters, ending with the death of Edward III
198v
Explicit:
he deide att Shene and is beried worshipfully at Westmynster on whos soule god haue mercy. Amen