MS. Bodl. 231
Summary Catalogue no.: 2174
Ends imperfectly; Lister M. Matheson, The Prose Brut (1998), p. 114.
Beg. 'Here may a man here howe Engelond was first called Albyon ... In the noble londe of Syrrie': ends 'to rescue the citee of Rone with a' in 1418. On fol. 194 the writer mentions 'my mayster Nevell the Erles sone of Westmerlande'.
Fine border (damaged)
Fine initials. (P&A iii. 1017)
Plain brown leather binding of about A.D. 1600.
Provenance and Acquisition
Acquired between 1620 and 1634 (Summary Catalogue I.108), perhaps about 1630: the 'R.A.' on the binding of this MS. and MS. Bodl. 948 (SC 3032) may be the donor's initials.
Last Substantive Revision
2021-01-05: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.