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

MS. Gough Essex 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 17914


Chronicle to 1382 (copy of a 'tabula' hanging in Colchester Abbey)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Origin: 16th century, after 1526 ; English, Essex

Provenance and Acquisition

Colchester, Essex, Benedictine abbey of St John the Baptist (?) : A copy of a tabula hanging in the abbey church and written in 1526. The copy appears to be pre-dissolution. Headed exemplar. "Hic incipit tabule siue temporum fasciculi in Monasterii Colcestr' sacra ede pendentis". The latest dates are at the end of 14th century. (MLGB3: evidence from locally specific contents, including obits, scribbles, etc.).

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.