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Extracts by James chiefly from manuscripts in the possession of [Thomas Howard] earl of Arundel, Written about 1628-1634 by Richard James

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MS. James 7

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Extracts by James chiefly from manuscripts in the possession of [Thomas Howard] earl of Arundel, of which the more important sections are from:
  1. P. 3. the register of Clerkenwell priory, now Cott. MS. Faust. B. ii
  2. The life of st. Thomas of Canterbury, by Edmund Grime, now MS. Arundel 27 in the British Museum (p. 8)
  3. Notes from a (?) St. Alban's chronicle which extended to 1287 (p. 19)
  4. Walter of Coventry, as printed in the Rolls Series, ii. 259 (p. 23)
  5. A chronicle to 1357, now MS. vi in the College of Arms, and another MS. now xxxviii in the College of Arms, formerly belonging to St. Stephen's, Caen (p. 36)
  6. The register of Haymo bishop of Rochester 1319-52 (p. 40)
  7. The chronicle of John of Everesden, now MS. xxx in the College of Arms (p. 48) and that of John of London, to 1322 (p. 74)
  8. There are also excerpts from the Pipe Rolls temp. Hen. ii-iii (pp. 93, 124), and from a register of St. Paul's, London (p. 120) beginning 'in tempore Wlmanni decani reddiderunt ista maneria'

Dates

  • Written about 1628-1634 by Richard James

Extent

157 pages

Language of Materials

In Latin

Shelfmark

MS. James 7

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. 3844

Custodial History

For the date 1628 see p. 88.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 × 7 1/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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