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A narrative and tabular genealogical history from the Creation, Written in the 15th century in England

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MS. Barlow 53

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A narrative and tabular genealogical history from the Creation, derived from the work attributed to Petrus Comestor, here ending imperfectly in the time of Julius Caesar, beg. 'Beholdinge pe lengpe of huli scripture'.

Dates

  • Written in the 15th century in England

Extent

1 roll

Language of Materials

Middle English

Shelfmark

MS. Barlow 53

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. 6489***

Physical Facet

On parchment

Dimensions

18 ft. 10 in. × 1 ft. 2 3/4 in. (kept in box 16 1/2 × 3 1/2 × 3 1/5 in.), with some poor miniatures.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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