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A chronicle of Heligoland, 516-1723

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MS. German c. 1

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A chronicle of Heligoland, 516-1723, copied about 1800. From 1698 the history is in the form of a journal. The writer seems to have been an inn-keeper on the island. The chronicle beg. 'Das die so genandte Insel Helgeland.' Some modern German notes on it are at pp. iii, 183.


  • written about A.D. 1800


186 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. German c. 1, pp. 1-2]
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MS. German c. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20258


A chronicle of Heligoland, 516-1723, written about A.D. 1800.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 29801.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from B. Quaritch (catal. 90, no. 933) on June 25, 1888, for £1.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 3/4 × 9 in.
A chronicle of Heligoland, 516-1723
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description

Repository Details

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