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De origine et gestis Regum Britanniae, Written early in the 14th century in England

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MS. Jones 48
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De origine et gestis Regum Britanniae, by Geoffrey of Monmouth, in Latin: ending abruptly, the last leaves being lost, at lib. x, § 10 'quibus meliores pre.'.

Dates

  • Written early in the 14th century in England

Extent

142 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Jones 48

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. 8956

Custodial History

Fol. 7v. 'Istum librum emit frater Willelmus de Dalton abbas huius monasterii.' William de Dalton was abbot of Furness, 1412-23.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with coloured capitals, etc., imperfect at end, in the original binding, sheepskin on boards

Dimensions

6 × 3 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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