The rhyming chronicle of John Hardyng, from Brute to Edward IV, wanting the dedication and preface, written perhaps in about 1470-1480
Ending with 'And laye hem in youre fold surely to slepe' in the 240th chapter: two leaves bearing 20 stanzas are also wanting before the last leaf of the chronicle. The author's name does not occur.
- Creation: written perhaps in about 1470-1480
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 345
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. IV, no 21920
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
With the armorial bookplate of 'Ralph Sympsun Esqr' (18th cent.).
On parchment, with coloured capitals, etc., stained, imperfect
12 1/2 × 9 7/8 in.