A short rhyming chronicle of the Kings of England from William the Conqueror to Henry VI, written in the 15th cent.
Beg. 'The mighty William Duke of Normandy': ends 'Longe to rewyle in his right': 151 lines: prose notes carry on the date to 1483, and on the back is a note of A.D. 1496.
- Creation: written in the 15th cent.
Language of Materials
MS. Douce g. 2
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 22005
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
'Js West' (d. 1772 ?): 'F. Douce 1787.'.
On parchment,worn at end
5 ft. 4 1/2 in. × 4 3/4 in. a roll in a cloth case 1 3/4 in. squ. × 5 5/8 in.