A genealogical roll of the kings of England, Written in the mid-15th century in England
A genealogical roll of the kings of England, tracing their descent back to Noah and extending to Henry vi, with later additions to Edward iv, with a narrative genealogy to left and right of the table, beg. (imperfect) 'Ab hiis tribus filiis'.
Endorsed is an apparently autograph note (beg. '[T]amquam vetustati') stating that the compiler worked 'ad instanciam strenuissimi domini mei domini Henrici [Percy] comitis secundi Northumbrie', and that he has called his work 'Carbunculus'.
- Creation: Written in the mid-15th century in England
Language of Materials
MS. Marshall 135
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. 8684
On parchment, in cloth-covered cardboard box, 12 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in., with illuminated initials, etc.
18 ft. 10 in. × 12 1/10 in.