Chronicles of England.
- Chronicles of England.
- Hardyng, John, 1378-1465?
- Published / Created
- [after 1464]
- Publication Place
- Manuscript on parchment, in a single hand, of the "second version" of John Hardyng's Chronicle. While the manuscript has lost perhaps 36 leaves from the beginning of the work, it is textually complete from the reign of Vortigern on. There is a final entry referring to Elizabeth Woodville as the queen of Edward IV. The final leaves of the volume contain an anonymous sixteenth-century poem, A lamentable complaint of our saviour Christ; an eighteen-line carol in Middle English which begins "By resone of ii and power of one;" and a page of notes in a single sixteenth-century hand on executions at Smithfield in London between 1531 and 1534.
Binding: seventeenth-century full calf. Red leather spine tag, gilt: "M. S. Hist: of England / From Vortvmrk to Edw. 4."
From the library of the Tollemache family, Helmingham Hall, Suffolk. From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Layout: single columns of approximately 42 lines.
Ownership inscription of "John Ravell" at the end of the Chronicles text, along with other notes.
Previous shelfmark: MS. L. J. I. 10.
Script: English bookhand.
- 116 + 4 l. : parchment ; 308 x 205 mm
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
English, Middle (1100-1500)
- Call Number
- Takamiya MS 6
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Manuscript waste (Binding)
Manuscripts, Medieval--England--15th century.
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
- Hardyng, John,--1378-1465?--Chronicles of England.
- Subject (Topic)
English literature--Middle English, 1100-1500.
English poetry--Middle English, 1100-1500.
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
Narrative poetry, English (Middle)
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- A handlist of western Medieval manuscripts in the Takamiya collection / Toshiyuki Takamiya, in The Medieval book: glosses from friends & colleagues of Christopher de Hamel, ed. by Richard Linenthal, James Marrow and William Noel. 't Goy-Houten: Hes & De Graff, 2010, pp. 421-437. and John Hardyng, Chronicles of England. Takamiya MS 6.
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