A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Ash. Rolls 21

Summary Catalogue no.: 7081

Former shelfmark: MS. Ashmole 25


Genealogy of the Kings of England from William I to Henry VI, illustrated with verses and medallions
Language(s): Latin and Anglo-Norman

Physical Description

Form: roll
Support: parchment


Miniatures (coloured drawings). (Pächt and Alexander iii. 983)

Fifteen medallions with ink and wash portraits of the kings of England, starting with William the Conqueror and ending with Henry VI.


Origin: 15th century, middle ; English

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (W. H. Black, A descriptive, analytical, and critical catalogue of the manuscripts bequeathed unto the University of Oxford by Elias Ashmole Esq...., Quarto Catalogues X, 1845). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (10 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.