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Chronicles of England

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Use for: Brut (Medieval prose chronicle)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Brut Chronicle, 14th century

Identifier: MS 181/ff. 47r-201v
Contents Brut Chronicle (also known as Prose Brut) is the name given to a group of chronicles of the history of England which are heavily based on the Historia regum Britanniae written by Geoffrey of Monmouth. The chronicle begins with the legend of Brutus, a prince of Trojan descent (the great-grandson of Aeneas) who arrived in England after being banished from his country. Once arrived in the new land,...
Dates: 14th century

MS 184: A brief chronicle based on the Brut in Middle English, 15th century

Identifier: MS 184
Contents The Brut Chronicle (also known as the Prose Chronicle) is a collection of medieval histories of England. It was originally an Anglo-Norman text, but was translated into Latin and also Middle English during the medieval period. The Brut presents a mythical history of England, describing for instance the settlement of England by a son of Aeneas from Troy. The original Anglo-Norman version of the chronicle ends in 1272, but there...
Dates: 15th century

MS 185: Brut Chronicle, 15th century

Identifier: MS 185
Contents MS 185 is an extended version of the Brut Chronicle. The original was an Anglo-Norman chronicle that ended its account in 1272. This Anglo-Norman version was translated into Latin and Middle English during the middle ages, and many manuscripts continued the account beyond 1272. MS 185 is one such extended version, to 1419.The text begins on f. 1r with Here begynneth a bok which is called Brute, the cronyculis of England....
Dates: 15th century