FRANCIS THYNNE: CONFIRMATION AND REVISION OF THE HOLINSHED: CHRONICLE

MS 561
MS Short Title FRANCIS THYNNE: CONFIRMATION AND REVISION OF THE HOLINSHED: CHRONICLE
Text FRANCIS THYNNE: CONFIRMATION AND REVISION OF THE HOLINSHED: CHRONICLE, WITH ADDITIONS BY SIR RICHARD ST. GEORGE 
1.APOTHEGMATA, A COMPILATION FROM ENGLISH CHRONICLE SOURCES CONCERNING THE HISTORY OF THE CHURCH AND THE EARLY KINGS OF ENGLAND, QUOTING WILLIAM OF NEWBURGH, MATTHEW PARIS, FLORENCE OF WORCESTER, LIBER DUNELMENSIS, YPODIGMA, THOMAS OF WALSINGHAM, GIRALDUS CAMBRENSIS, MATTHEW PARKER, BEDE, AND WILLIAM OF MALMESBURY 
2.GENEALOGY OF THE FAMILIES OF LATIMER AND MORTIMER 
3.LIST OF MONASTERIES AND NOTES ON MONASTIC HOUSES 
4.TRANSCRIPTION OF DOCUMENTS OF KING JOHN, RELATING TO LAND GRANTED BY RICHARD PERCIVAL TO THE CISTERCIAN HOUSE AT THAME, WITH A NOTE SAYING "THESE TWO DEEDS WERE IN THE CUSTODIE OF WILLIAM CAMDEN CLARENCIEUX AN. 1605, AND NOW IN THE HANDS OF SIR ROBERT COTTON" 
5.GENEALOGY OF THE FAMILIES OF SACKVILLE, EARLS OF DORSET, BEAUCHAMP, BRAYBROOK, BIGOT, KENDAL, GREYSTOCK, BEAUMONT, BADLESMERE, BASSINGBOURNE, BOURCHIER, LEYBOURNE, FYNNES, WALROUDE, BAYUARD, BURGHEUSHE, CRYELL, AND CLINTON 
6.DESCENT OF THE LOVELL, NEVILLE AND BERKELEY FAMILIES 
7.DESCENT OF THE BERKELEY, CRAY AND CLIFFORD FAMILIES 
8.GENEALOGY OF DE LA POLE AND THE DESCENT OF JOHN CLIFFORD 
9.CHRONICE DE WALTON, EXCERPTS 
10.PERAMEBULATIONE OF ESSEX 
11.CHARTERS OF EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR AND EDWARD I, THE LAST DATED 1280, COPIES 
12.NOBILITY OF SCOTLAND, NOTES 
13.CASES PLEADED BEFORE THE KING'S BENCH, FROM 1307 ON, RELATING TO INHERITANCE 
14.INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS OF THE COURT, NAMING THE JUSTICES FROM 1195 TO 1339. NOTES TAKEN DIRECTLY FROM THE OFFICIAL RECORDS STORED IN THE TOWER OF LONDON 
15.FLORENCE OF WORCESTER: CHRONICON EX CHRONICIS, EXCERPTS FOR THE YEARS 793-1004 
16.DOMESDAY FOR BERKSHIRE AND SUSSEX, NOTES 
17.NOTES REFERRING TO THE PLEA ROLLS OR TO THE STATUTES OF THE REALM 
18.GENEALOGY OF THE FAMILY OF CLIFFORD 
19.EXCERPTS FROM ENGLISH CHRONICLES 1339-1387 QUOTING YPODIGMA, THOMAS OF WALSINGHAM, AND MATTHEW PARIS
Description MS in Latin (texts 1, 3, 6, 7, 9, 11, 15-17) and English on paper, England, ca. 1575-1635, 180 ff., 29x18 cm, single column, (26x15 cm), up to 50 lines in English cursive secretary book script by Francis Thynne, additions by Sir Richard St. George.
Binding England,, ca. 1608-1635, limp vellum, sewn on 4 thongs. On spine in ink "A.30 Miscellania Francisci Thinn", gilt centre armorial stamp on both covers "Sigillum Ricardi Sancti Georgii".
Provenance 1. Francis Thynne, Blanch Lyon Pursuivant, Lancaster Herald (1545?-1608); 2. Sir Richard St. George, A.30 (ca. 1555-1635); 3. Sir Henry St. George and his 3 sons; 4. Thomas Osborne, auctioneer, 27.11.1738 & 26.2.1738/9; 5. Boone, London, No. 561 (1852); 6. Sir Thomas Phillipps, Cheltenham, Ph 13171 (1852-1872); 7. Katharine, John, Thomas & Alan Fenwick, Cheltenham, (1872-1946); 8. Robinson Bros. cat. 82:620 (1946-1978); 9. Kraus cat. 157(1980):227.
Commentary Many of St George's manuscripts and working papers remain in the College of Arms, in the Lansdowne and Additional collections at the British Library, at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, Trinity College, Dublin, and The Schøyen Collection MSS 553, 1233, 1234, 1236, 1290, and 1626/1-2.
Place of origin England
Dates ca. 1575-1635

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