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

MS. Broxb. 112.3

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Former shelfmark: Broxbourne ledger no. R 435

Contents

Chronicle roll of the Kings of England, Ethelbert to Edward II

Original text runs to the burial of Henry III, late 1272; Edward (I) not shown crowned or with any epithet of kingship. An added membrane continues the genealogy to Edward II.

Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: roll
Support: parchment
Dimensions (roll): c. 5280 × 260 mm.

Decoration

Illuminated portrait miniatures.

History

Origin: soon after 1272 (?);additions, 14th century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Albert Ehrman (1890-1969)

Presented to the Bodleian by his son, John Ehrman, in 1978 through the Friends of the National Libraries.

Record Sources

Description adapted (August 2019) from A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 135

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Bibliography