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Ranulf Higden OSB, Polychronicon (continued to 1377)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ranulphi Higden Polychronicon
Codicology:Vellum, 378 x 262 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) (14.8 x 10.4 in.), ff. 179 + 2, 46 lines to a page. Cent. xiv (late), very finely written.
Collation: 2 flyleaves, a10 (1 canc.) 18-208 216 224.
Provenance:At the bottom of the last leaf but one (p. 178v): “Istum librum henricus somer dedit hospitali s. Johannis Euangeliste Cantebrigie cuius anime propicietur deus.”
Provenance:Below, by one of Parker's scribes: “Hic henricus somer fuit dominus manerii de Jakes in Grancestre et s(? trenu)us Inimicus Collegio Corporis Christi Cantabrigiae ratione decimarum in Grancestre ut in libris Collegii patet.”
Provenance:Names: doctor shorton, Henr. Somer, and 'exham' are also scribbled here.
Decoration:Each book has a very fine decorative initial and partial border in gold and colour. The red flourishing of the smaller initials is very good.
Foliation: ff. a-b + i-ii + 1-178 + iii + c-d(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Latin.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
1.
1r-8v
Table
Abraham - Zacharias
On f. 1r (Parker). “In custodia magistri”
2.
9r-9v
Mappa mundi
9r
Mappa mundi, full-page, almond-shaped, surrounded by green ocean. Jerusalem in centre
p. 9v blank
3.
10r-174r
Ranulf Higden OSB, Polychronicon (continued to 1377) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ranulphi Higden Polychronicon
10r
(17)
Incipit:
Post preclaros
At 167v (anno 1342) “carceris et capitis interdixit” , is the note (in the text) “Usque huc scripsit R.”
Text continues
167v
Hoc idem anno non. Junii natus est regi E. IIIo Edmundus etc.
Liber VII ends in 1377
174r
(347)
Explicit:
Et quod grauius longam continuacionem postea habuerunt
174r
Rubric:
Explicit liber septimus qui est ultimus historie policronice
4.
174r-178v
Ranulf Higden OSB, Polychronicon (Chronology to 1377)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
In a different hand probably of cent. xiv late
174r
(347)
Rubric:
Hic incipit Cronica bona et compendiosa de regibus anglie tantum a Noe usque ad hunc diem
174r
Incipit:
Noe fuerunt tres filii
Ends with the accession of Richard II
178v
(356)
Explicit:
in regnum successit anglorum anno etatis sue undecimo