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MS. Laud Misc. 636

Summary Catalogue no.: 1003

Contents

1.
Chronicle of England (Anglo-Saxon Chronicle) to 1154 ('The Peterborough Chronicle')
Language(s): Old English
2.
Chronicle of England to Edward I (added 13th century, second half)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initial. (P&A iii. 88)

History

Origin: c. 1121-31; additions c. 1154 and 13th century, second half ; English

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

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