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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, c. 1121-31; additions c. 1154 and 13th century, second half

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MS. Laud Misc. 636

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  1. Chronicle of England (Anglo-Saxon Chronicle) to 1154 ('The Peterborough Chronicle'), Old English
  2. Chronicle of England to Edward I (added 13th century, second half), French
It is MS. E of the Chronicle.

Dates

  • c. 1121-31; additions c. 1154 and 13th century, second half

Extent

91 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Misc. 636

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘E 80’, see Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, p. 14

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 1003

Henry O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars secunda codices Latinos et Miscellaneous Laudianos complectens (Oxford, 1885, reprinted in 1973, with numerous corrections and additions, and an historical introduction by R.W. Hunt), Misc. no. 636

Custodial History

Written at Peterborough Abbey Manuscript 2559 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Related Materials

The beautiful B at beg. is by the illuminator of MS. Bodley 163, another Peterborough book

Repository Details

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