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The first five books of the Polychronicon of Ralph Higden, Written in the mid-15th century in England

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MS. Savile 36

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The first five books of the Polychronicon of Ralph Higden, ending imperfectly in the 5th book (fol. 13), preceded by a full contemporary index of persons and things (fol. 1). Wrongly described in the Old Catalogue as 'Wigorniensis Flores Historiarum'.

Dates

  • Written in the mid-15th century in England

Extent

146 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Savile 36

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. 6582

Custodial History

Labelled '36'

Physical Facet

On parchment, binding, brown leather on boards (rebacked), blind-tooled and stamped, 16th-cent. English work

Dimensions

11 3/10 × 8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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