- Brut chronicle.
- Alternative Title
- Chronicles of England.
- Published / Created
- [ca. 1420-1450]
- Publication Place
- Manuscript, on vellum, in a single hand, of the "common version" of the Brut chronicle.
Annotations in red crayon probably by Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury.
Binding: nineteenth-century brown blind-stamped morocco, gilt; armorial binding of the Dukes of Newcastle.
Decoration: numerous two-line initials in burnished gold or in blue ink with red penwork.
Layout: single columns of 36 lines.
Probably formerly owned by Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury. Ex libris Duke of Newcastle. From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Script: English bookhand.
- Ff. iii + 150 : parchment ; 285 x 190 mm
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
English, Middle (1100-1500)
- Call Number
- Takamiya MS 29
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Manuscripts, Medieval--England--15th century.
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Topic)
English literature--Middle English, 1100-1500.
English prose literature--Middle English, 1100-1500.
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
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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.
Brut Chronicle. Takamiya MS 29.
- Orbis Record