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

MS. Ashmole 796

Summary Catalogue no.: 7434


Ranulf Higden, Polychronicon,

with continuation to 1451

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine border.

Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1077)


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; 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.