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Middle English Prose Brut Chronicle(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Chronicle of England
Codicology:Vellum, 288 x 200 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) (11.2 x 8 in.), ff. 179 + 1, 29 lines to a page. Cent. xv clearly written in a rather current hand.
Collation: 1 flyleaf, 18 (6, 7 of cent. xvi) 28 (1-6 of cent. xvi) 38-228 (6-8 of cent. xvi) 23 (three).
Foliation: ff. a-b + i + 1-60 + 60a + 61-179 + ii + c-d(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Middle English and Latin.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
1.
1r-179v
Middle English prose Brut chronicle (Extended Version) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
1r
Incipit:
Here begynneth a booke in Englissh tonge called Brute of Englonde or the cronicles of Englonde compilinge and treatynge of the saide lande etc.
1r
Explicit:
conteynyng cc and xxxvij chapiters
f. 1r is finely bordered in gold and colour in characteristic English style and has decorative initial on gold ground, somewhat rubbed
1r
Incipit:
The pr(o)loge of this booke declareth and tellith howe is lande was furst callid Albioun
1r
Explicit:
and slowe many of hem
1r
Incipit:
Sum tyme in the noble lande of Surr'
A fragment of the original f. 6r (see collation above) is inserted after f. 60v
At f. 151r (ch. 239: death of Edward III) is a note by Parker: “hic terminatur unus liber” (a reference to MS 174)
Ends with ch. 245
179v
Explicit:
restid him in the castell tille the toun was sette in Rule and Goueranase (!)
Colophon (xvi)
179v
Rubric:
Explicit usque ad annum 7m Henrici quinti
The last edition is by Dr F. Brie (E. E. T. S.)
On a fly-leaf is a Parkerian note from Goscelin's Life of St Augustine, and the Scala Chronica