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

MS. Ashmole 793

Summary Catalogue no.: 7433


Chronicle of England (Brut Chronicle) to 1419, abbreviated version
Language(s): Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Penwork interlace initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1139)


Origin: 15th century, second half ; 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

2017-07-01: First online publication.