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A short rhyming chronicle of the Kings of England from William the Conqueror to Henry VI, written in the 15th cent.

MS. Douce g. 2

  • Request

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.


1 roll

Language of Materials

  • English


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.

Custodial History

'Js West' (d. 1772 ?): 'F. Douce 1787.'.

Physical Facet

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.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom