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

MS. Ash. Rolls 26

Summary Catalogue no.: 7083

Former shelfmark: MS. Ashmole 27


Genealogies of the Kings of England and France to Edward IV (with four of his children)

With extracts from prophetic texts including texts attributed to Bede, Merlin, Edward the Confessor; an extract from Bridget of Sweden, Revelations, IV.3; the articles of Richard Scrope against Henry IV; extracts from John of Bridlington's Vaticinia and the Commentary of John Erghome.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: roll
Support: parchment


Diagrams. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1074)


Origin: c. 1470–1472 ; 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).

Last Substantive Revision

2022-03-21: Separate record for MS. Ash. Rolls 26