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Manuscripts, English

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Manuscripts entirely or partially in English.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

MS 186: Composite manuscript containing the Scotichronicon and various genealogical texts, 1510

Identifier: MS 186
Contents MS 186 is a composite volume, containing the Scotichronicon by Walter Bower and a number of short genealogical texts, all by the same hand.Ff. 1r-332v: Scotichronicon, by Walter BowerFf. 332v-333r: 'Epistola bernardi'Ff. 333v-336r: 'brevis recapitulatio' [A short summary] of Bower's Scotichronicon, (described under the...
Dates: 1510

MS 202: The Regiment of Princes, by Thomas Hoccleve, 15th century

Identifier: MS 202
Contents Thomas Hoccleve was a English poet and goverment clerk in the Office of the Privy Seal in the first quarter of the 15th century. Hoccleve was author of several other works, but that contained in MS 202 is his 'Regiment of Princes', dedicated to Prince Henry, the future king Henry V. Given that the poem is dedicated to Henry V as 'Prince', and from some internal evidence in the poem, it is possible to date the composition of Hoccleve's original 'Regiment of Princes' to c. 1410-1413. MS 202 is...
Dates: 15th century

MS 218: Fragments of the Auchinleck Manuscript containing two texts, 1330s

Identifier: MS 218
Contents These fragments consist of four leaves of the famous Auchinleck Manuscript, held by the National Library of Scotland. This manuscript was written in the 1330s in London and contains a collection on Middle English works believed to provide unique insight into the 14th century, not least because some of the Middle English texts within it do not appear elsewhere. These fragments were separated from the main manuscript, and seem to have been used for covers for books.Two of the leaves are from...
Dates: 1330s