RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 99
Extentff. 2 + 222
TitleCHRONICA
Date15th century
DescriptionList of contents xvii.

1. Brute Chronicle of England.
There is a pretty border in gold red and blue of a simple kind.
Adam et eua in agro damasceno formati virgines
Ends in 1367 with: Nomina dominorum et comitum captiuorum
in belle (!) de Nasers in Ispania. Dominus sencho frater regis
Ispanie
- exceptis Jenetoriis Panisoriis et seruientibus sine numero.
57-59 blank.

2. Vitae Pontificum Romanorum (Bernardus Guido: see Delisle in
Notices et Extraits xxvii, 1879, § 74) . . . . . f. 60
Ihesus Cristus filius dei primus summus pontifex cristianorum
assistens
Ends with Urban VI: Urbanus XI (sic) de vascon. s. marie
noue diaconus ... Cuius in crastino electionis dicta electio
fuerat solempniter per Cardinales publicata. Et (unfinished).

3. Vitae Imperatorum (Bernardus Guido: see Delisle l.c. § 78) . . . . . 113
Julius Cesar qui et Gayus
Ends with Carolus IV: Et sic in deuocione fidei existens diem
suum clausit extremum. 128 blank.

4. Vitae Archiepiscoporum Cantuariensium. Printed as Stephani
Birchingtoni Hist. de Vitis Archiepp. Cant. by Wharton,
A.S. i. 1-48 (and see p. xix) from this MS . . . . . 129
Sanctus Augustinus nacione Romanus monachus
Ends with Will de wyncleseye (marg. Wyttleseye) 1368: ad-
missus fuerat ut est moris fidelitatis per ipsum prestito solito
iuramento. Et (unfinished). A late list of Archbishops from
Sudbury to Bourchier is on the page with other scribbles.
150b, 151 blank.

5. Verses on the kings of England. Alfredus Rex Anglorum pri-
musque monarcha . . . . . 152
to: Henricus IIII(us) fratris post fata Johannis
Anglorum regnum presentibus optinet annis.
List of kings with length of reign: Eldredus to Ric. II(us) (length
of reign blank).

6. Liber Prouincialis . . . . . 153
In ciuitate Romana sunt quinque ecclesie
It contains the sees created by John XXII and Clement V and
ends with: list of Episcopatus Equiuoci: tributes due to the
see: list of Emperors and Kings.

7. Inc. Cosmagraphia sec. Rogerum monachum Cestr' ( = Poly-
chronicon Lib. I) . . . . . 158
In presenti opusculo quod Cosmagraphia dicitur more diuisi
generis. Julius Cesar diuinis humanisque rebus singulariter
instructus
Ends: variacione vestrum designatur (Rolls II, 174). Then
follows an extract from Decret. lib. VI: Bonifacius III(us) regi
Anglorum. Si gens anglorum sicut per istas prouincias de-
uulgatum est - euenire permisit et seuire. Then:
Gallicus inproperat Anglico
Anglicus Angelus (?) est cui nunquam credere fas est
Si tibi dicat aue velud ab hoste caue
Anglicus a tergo caudam gerit. est pecus ergo
Anglicus respondet (blank). 186b blank.

8. Cathalogus sanctorum in anglia pausancium et oriundorum
quorum deposicionum dies consequenter annotantur . . . . . 187
The tract is referred to by Liebermann, Die Heiligen
Englands, xviii, xix note.
De S. Edwardo Rege et conf. IIJ. kal. Januar.
In Anglia in com. middlesex' ad cenobium Westm. vocatum
extra london.
The saints mentioned seem worth recording. After Edward Conf. follow:

Jan.
Saebritus (Sebert)
Adrian abb.
Wlsin (Sherborne)
Berthwald Abp
Fursey
Wlstan
Cadoc
Egwin
Heart of S. William de bloys at Great Malvern
Eadburga (Pershore)

Feb.
Werburga
Laurence Abp
Cuthman
Eormenilda
Erkengoda
Athelbert (Kent)
Milburga
Oswald Abp

Mar.
Cedda
Piran
Felix (Ramsey)
Patrick
Widburga (Ely)
Edward K. M.
Cuthbert
Hildelita

Ap.
Richard of Chichester
Gudlac
Elphege
Anselm
William (of Perth)
Mellitus
Wilfrid
Remigius (Lincoln)

May.
John of Beverley
Fremand
Robert Abp
Dunstan
Athelbrithtus (Ethelbert KM)
Godric
Ealdelm
Pandona VM Eltesle (Eltisley Cambs.)
Augustine
Bede
William of York
Lanfranc
Odo Abp

June.
Wistan
Petroc
Ithamar
Edburga (Winchester)
Nectan
Erkenwald
Botulph and Adulph
Alban
Etheldreda
Rumon

July.
Swithin
Modewenna
Sexburga
Ethelburga
Wythburga
Grimbald
Mildreda
Miltrudis
Deusdedit
Kenelm
Wlfad and Rufinus
Neot (Nothus)

Aug.
Satiuola
Ethelwold
Willebold*
Wynebold*
Waldeburga*
Oswald K M
Elena
Oswin
Patrick (Glastonbury)
Aebba
Hilda
Eanswida
Aidan
Cutburga

Sept.
Wlfild
Eagitha (Edith)
Theodore
Honorius

Oct.
Osith
Paulinus
Nothelm
Aetheldred*
Aethelbert*
Ffrideswide
Bega
Alkmund*
Wlganus*
Rumwold

Nov.
Wenefrida
Winnoc et fratres
Wilebrord
Edburga (Kent)
Edmund Abp
Hugo
Edmund KM

Dec.
Birinus
Thomas Cant.
Egwin

De Sanctis in eccl. S. Aug. Cant. pausantibus . . . . . 193b
Begins with Mellitus: ends with S. Brinstanus archidiac. S. Editha
de eaduueyde et alii quamplures quorum nomina ignorantur. De
SS. Anglie de quibus non facio hic mencionem quia nesciui quo
die anni a seculo decesserunt ubi et in quibus Comita[n]tibus Angl.
requiescunt hic agitur mencio. Item de SS. requiescentibus in eccl.
Christi Cant. . . . . . 194
(Thomas ... Blasius)

Notices:
Dompneua
Thomas of Dover 1335.
Aebba and Becta (Chertsey)
SS. at Winchester Cathedral
SS. at Lahide (Hyde)
Berkshire and Winchester
Merewenna (Romsey)
Hand of S. James at Reading
Holy Lance at Caversham
'S. Vinc' martir' at Abingdon
'Cachita' and Ywig (Winton.)
S. John 'sapiens' (Malmesbury)
Athelstan ibid.
Melorius (Amesbury)
Aelgiva Abbess
Cuthfleda V (Leominster)
Joseph of Arimathea
SS. at Glastonbury
William de la Marche (Wells)
Congar
(Devon and Cornwall)
Walter (Cowick), Rumon, Decuman, Nectan
Botulf and Adulf
SS. at Thorney: Hyma, Herefryth, Cissa, Eormine, Benedict, Toua,
Tancred, Tortred, Enice.

9. Vita S. modewenne III non. Julii . . . . . 194b
Beata Modowenna deo dilecta filia fuit regis hibernie
- ubi non nulla creberius euenerunt miracula ad laudem ...
per infin. seculorum secula. 196b blank.
Not identical with any Life or abridgment mentioned by the
Bollandists.

10. The controversy between Canterbury and York (Wharton,
A.S. I. 65 from this MS) . . . . . 197
Paulinus vir deo dilectus primus Norhamhimbrorum archiep.
Following sections: De Scotis. De Thoma Ebor. Archiep.
De Girardo. De Thoma. De Thurstano electo Ebor. Bulla
pape (Paschalis) etc., ending with:
Confirmacio Composicionis per Innocencium (VI). In sup-
preme dignitatis solio
- Dat. Auinion. V(te) Kal. Marc. Pont. noster anno tercio.
202b blank.

11. De Scotis et eorum Origine . . . . . 203
Post natiuitatem d. n. I. C. erat quidam Rex Britanie maioris
Westmerus tercius
Ends with negotiations for the ransom of King David in 1368:
cum superbia ad scociam redierunt. 206b blank.

12. Ymago mundi (clxxii. 115) . . . . . 207
Ad instruccionem multorum quibus deest librorum copia - com-
mendat tradicio. De mundo. Mundus dicitur quasi undique
motus
A leaf cut out after 207 and another (the last) after 217: the
edge (numbered 218) is left. The relics of the last two lines are:
postpo/ te saga/ The verso blank.

13. Inc. tract. de Guillelmo Comite Normannorum et Conquestore
Anglie et eius progenitoribus et quo hereditario iure Angli-
cam sibi armis adquisiuit . . . . . 219
Pater huius Willelmi fuit Robertus dux Normannorum vir
omni probitate perspicuus erga pauperes largus atque pius.
Half of this leaf, an edge of 220 and the whole of the next, are
cut away.
Ends on Henry I: longam ergo vitam omnip. dominus ei
tribuit. qua tandem finita ad eternam felicitatem transeat ubi
cum sanctis omnibus in eternum gaudeat. Amen.
Mentioned by Hardy, Materials II, no. 71.
On the verso are three Epitaphs on William I, in verse, printed
in Hearne's notes to William of Newburgh, pp. 685-6
(Hardy, Materials II, 65-67).
a) Clauderis hic modico.
b) Qui rexit rigidos.
c) O mors cui parces.
Ending: Det tibi sancta deus dent tibi sancta deum. Expl.

On the flyleaves are various scribbles: some rhyming verses
beginning:
regnat tunc famelicus fames in cauerna
Dauid canens dapibus merumque (?) pincerna etc.
Rychard Kyngsmyll is a honest man etc.
Robart guysby is a honest man havyng wytnes of Mr John
Serell master Peter Tychborne and many other in the
parysch of Alta clera (Highclere).
Another scribble is dated 1455.
FindingAidsCatalogue description based on M. R. James, 'A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Lambeth Palace: The Mediaeval Manuscripts' (Cambridge, 1932)
PhysicalDescriptionVellum, 12 3/4 x 8 1/4, double columns of 45 lines in at least two good, rather current hands.
Calf binding.
Collation: a(2) 1(12)-5(12) (wants 12) | 6(12)-11(12) 12(10) 13(10) | 14(12)-15(12) 16(10) 17(12) (wants 12) 18(10) | 19(12) (12 a fragment) | 20(8) (1, 2 mutilated, 3 gone).
CustodialHistoryOn i a are scribbles (xvi): Wyllyam dene of newbery in bershere... John Chandler of the.
On ii a another illegible inscription.
On ii b the initials R (or K) E.

Former Cambridge shelfmark: E. [delta]. 4 (see published catalogue by M. R. James and Concordance IV in N. R. Ker, 'Archbishop Sancroft's Rearrangement of the Manuscripts of Lambeth Palace', in E. G. W. Bill, 'A Catalogue of Manuscripts in Lambeth Palace Library MSS. 1222-1860', Oxford, 1972).
Later shelfmark: fol. 223
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 1268

Available from World Microfilms Publications:
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PublnNoteSee Description field.
James Tait. ed. "Chronica Johannis de Reading et Anonymi Cantuariensis, 1346-1367" edited, with introduction and notes Manchester: University Press, (1914). xi, 304p.; facsims. [Lambeth Palace Library KA220]
Margaret Gibson, T.A. Heslop, Richard W. Pfaff ed "The Eadwine Psalter'" Pennsylvania State Univeristy Press, (1992) [Lambeth Palace Library RD3357.E2]
J.Luxford, "The Art and Architecture of English Benedictine Monasteries, 1300-1540: A Patronage History" (Boydell, 2005) MS 99, ff.187r-196r [Lambeth Palace Library RA4850.L8]
C.Scott-Stokes and C.Given-Wilson (eds.), 'Chronicon Anonymi Cantuariensis: The chronicle of Anonymous of Canterbury 1346-1365', Oxford Medieval Texts, (Clarendon Press, 2008) [Lambeth Palace Library KA220.C2]
Trevor Russell Smith, "A Handlist of Manuscripts Containing Adam Murimuth’s Continuatio chronicarum", 'Scriptorium', 73 (2019), pp. 144–64 [Lambeth Palace Library Z6616.M8 S6 [P]]

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