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Tables of Biblical chronology by Hugh Broughton, here anonymous

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MS. Bodl. 950
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Tables of Biblical chronology by Hugh Broughton, here anonymous:

  1. Fol. 2v. a memorial calendar of Jewish history, in which events are set down on the day of each month in which they happened, with quotations from the Bible
  2. On parchment, fol. 6v. 'A Sinay Sighte', tables and events from Adam to A.D. 1095, supposed to be a view by Moses of the past and future
  3. (Fol. 8v. a set of genealogical tables of Old Testament patriarchs and their descendants, with a map of the Dispersion, many notes and biblical quotations.


  • Creation: Written about A.D. 1600 by Hugh Broughton (?)


46 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 950, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Bodl. 950

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18012


Tables of Biblical chronology by Hugh Broughton, here anonymous

Biographical / Historical

Hugh Broughton (1549-1612) was Prebendart of Durham and a Rabbinical Scholar.

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. 2872

Custodial History

Manuscript 503 acquired by the Bodleian Library

From the frequent references to Daniel's visions, it or part of it was catalogued in 1620 as Broughton's 'Tabulæ exquisitissimæ in Danielem'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Liber Thomæ Underhill, pretium iij1 vjs 8d': presented by him in 1605, as 'Hugh Browghtons Chronologie and Genealogie of the Bible. MS. folio', which entry supplies the author's name.

Physical Facet

On paper and parchment


17 1/2 × 11 3/4 in.

Tables of Biblical chronology by Hugh Broughton, here anonymous
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom