Chronicle

Record ID: 
76791
Accession number: 
MS B.5
Title: 
Chronicle
Created: 
England, probably London, between 1450 and 1475.
Binding: 
The manuscript is loose in a vellum wrapper that is made of an early 15th century astronomical manuscript.
Credit: 
Bequest of Curt F. Bühler; 1985.
Description: 
115 leaves (1 column, 38-40 lines), bound : paper ; 287 x 220 mm
Provenance: 
Mylner family, London; John Anstis; Charles Brietzcke; Dowdeswell Family Library, Pull Court, Bushley, Worcestershire; purchased by Curt F. Bühler at their sale at Sotheby's (London, Feb. 14, 1933, lot 395).
Notes: 

Ms. written in England, probably London, third quarter of the 15th-century.
Formerly with the manuscript was a manuscript title page on paper that is now held in the curatorial folder; it reads: Harding's chronological poem. [three rules] Purchased out of the collection of John Anstis Esq: [three rules] Charles. Brietzcke, December. 1768.--Cf. PML files.

Script: 
Gothic cursive
Language: 
Middle English
Century: 
Classification: