Skip to main content

Another MS. of the same chronicle of England as is contained in MS. Bodl. 754, but ending with the taking of Rouen in Jan. 1418/9, written in about 1420-1430

MS. Bodl. 840
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request


  • Creation: written in about 1420-1430


166 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Bodl. 840

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. V, no. 27654.

Custodial History

Various scribblings show that the volume belonged to the following persons in the second half of the 16th cent. and the early part of the 17th century:

  1. Thomas Henworth of Chelmsford (fols. 53, 74, 123, 164v);
  2. William Henworth of Chelmsford (fol. 120v, 124);
  3. Thomas Wallinger of Chelmsford and London (fols. 124, 142v);
  4. and perhaps others (see fols. 52, 134-6, 138, 142v, 161, 165v).

Physical Facet

On parchment, with coloured capitals, etc.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom