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

MS. Bodl. Rolls 9

Summary Catalogue no.: 2963


Thomas Favent, Historia siue narratio de modo et forma mirabilis parliamenti [1386–1388]
Rubric: Hic incipit historia siue narracio de modo & forma mirabilis Parliamenti apud Westmonasterium anno Domini millesimo. CCCmo. lxxxvjto, regni vero Ricardi secundi post Conquestum anno decimo per Thomam Fauent clericum indictata
Incipit: Ex quo more diuturnitates longeue

A parliamentary history and English chronicle from 1 October 1386, to 4 June 1388

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: roll
Support: parchment
Extent: Made up of five membranes
Dimensions (roll): 120 × 11.5 in.


Pächt and Alexander iii. 702

Fine border

Fine initial


In a cloth box 2 x 1.75 in. x 14.125 in.


Origin: 14th century, end ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Probably acquired by the Library about 1607

Record Sources

Description adapted (August 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973)

Last Substantive Revision

2023-08-07: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)