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'Chronicon Latinum'

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MS. Lat. misc. d. 7 (R)
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'Chronicon Latinum', a chronicle of England from the earliest mythical times to 1066: beg. 'Cum hec insula omnium rerum sit ahundantissima': ends 'rerum mutatio aut in melius aut in peius. Sit ipse Deus iudex, cui honor et imperium in euum. Amen.'

The old cover, now part of the roll, is part of a marriage contract by which Thomas Bowden grants property in Benson co. Oxon. to Richard Waterer and Unica (Bowden?), about 1680-1700 (?), on parchment, in English.


  • Creation: Written in the first quarter of the 16th century in England


19 pieces

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. d. 7 (R), fols. 1-2]

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MS. Lat. misc. d. 7 (R)

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20420


'Chronicon Latinum'

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. 30569

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found in the Gough room, 1889.

Physical Facet

On paper


A roll about 32 ft. 10 in. × 9 in. in a cloth box 10 1/4 × 3 1/2 squ. in.

'Chronicon Latinum'
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom