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'Joannis Rossi alias Rous Warwicensis historia lectu dignissima', Written in about A.D. 1650 by R. Jenninges

MS. Jones 2
Held at the Weston Library

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'Joannis Rossi alias Rous Warwicensis historia lectu dignissima' (also known as 'Quatuor mundi aetates'); with various readings recorded from the text and margin of the MS. of the same work at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (MS. cx), by William Mason and Samuel Fleet.


  • Creation: Written in about A.D. 1650 by R. Jenninges


176 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Jones 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. III, no. 8909

Custodial History

Hearne testifies also that Jones received the volume from his uncle, bp. John Fell.


  • Hearne printed his edition of Ross's Historia regum Anglia (Oxon. 1716) from this MS., the text of which he says was copied by Ralph Jenninges from (Brit. Mus.) MS. Cotton (Vesp. A. xii).

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/4 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

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