Chronicle of Louth Park Abbey
- Chronicle of Louth Park Abbey
- Published / Created
- [circa 1413]
- The manuscript contains the Chronicle of the Cistercian house of Louth Park, Lincolnshire, beginning with a Brut Chronicle (f. 1r-5r) and continuing with an annalistic account of Louth Park to the accession of Henry V in 1413 (f. 5v-12v). It includes (f. 10r-11r) a list of Cistercian houses with dependencies and dates of foundation. Written on paper in Anglicana formata script, it was produced at Louth Park Abbey (Lincolnshire) in or after 1413.
Binding: Nineteenth-century brown buckram, in or after 1866. The manuscript was interleaved when it was rebound; notes on the contents were added opposite the text on several leaves. Further notes concerning records of Louth Park were tipped in and attached to an end flyleaf.
Blank interleaves not digitized.
Includes a trade card of Plumtree, Louth on f. 1.
Includes an engraving of the ruins of Louth Park Abbey by Buck, dated 1726, with the title "The North East View of Louth Park Abbey near Louth in the County of Lincoln."
Watermark: trumpet-shaped flower on a stem with two oval leaves (cf. Briquet nos. 6645-6652).
- 1 vol. (12 l.) ; 39 cm. x 27 cm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Osborn fa44
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- mixed material
- Manuscripts, Medieval
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
- Louth Park Abbey
- Subject (Topic)
Abbeys--England--Early works to 1800
Church buildings--England--Early works to 1800
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Monasteries--England--Early works to 1800
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- James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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