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Capgrave’s Chronicle of England

 

John Capgrave (1393-1464)  

Edited by Frances Charles Hingeston

London: Longman, et al., 1858

1

Written in English, covers the classical six ages of the world until 1417 CE. Dedicated to Edward IV.

CUL MS Gg.4.12 (Autograph)

CCCC MS 167

Lucas, Peter, ed. John Capgrave’s Abbreuiacion of Chronicles. Early English Text Society, Original Series, v.285. Oxford University Press, 1984.

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Chronicon Monasterii de Abingdon

Various Authors

Edited by Joseph Stevenson

London: Longman, et al., 1858

2.I

From the foundation of Abingdon Abbey until the Norman Conquest. Covers 201-1066 CE.

BL, Cotton MS Claudius C.IX

Hudson, John, ed. Historia Ecclesie Abbendonensis: The History of the Church of Abingdon, Volume 1. Oxford University Press, 2007.

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Chronicon Monasterii de Abingdon

Various Authors

Edited by Joseph Stevenson

London: Longman, et al., 1858

2.II

From the Norman Conquest until the accession of Richard the First. Covers 1066-1189 CE. Also contains a vita of St. Æthelwold, a list of abbots, charters, and documents related to Abingdon Abbey.

Hudson, John, ed. Historia Ecclesie Abbendonensis: The History of the Church of Abingdon, Volume 1. Oxford University Press, 2002.

Wulfstan of Winchester. The Life of St. Æthelwold. Edited and translated by Michael Lapidge and Michael Winterbottom. Oxford University Press, 1991.

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Lives of Edward the Confessor

Various Authors

Edited by Henry Luard

London: Longman, et al., 1858

3

Contains three lives of Edward the Confessor, including one contemporary account.

CUL, MS Ee.3.59

Wallace, K. Y. La estoire de seint Aedward le Rei. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1983.

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Monumenta Franciscana

Thomas of Eccleston, et al.

Edited by J.S. Brewer

London: Longman, et al., 1858

4.I

Substantial preface includes the early history of the Franciscans in England. Thomas of Eccleston is the earliest witness to the foundation of the Franciscans in England. Adam Marsh was a notable scholar and scientist of his day in addition to being s Franciscan and a close friend of Simon de Montfort.

Thomas af Eccleston. De Adventu Fratrum Minorum in Angliam. Edited by A.G. Little. Manchester University Press, 1951.

Marsh, Adam. The Letters of Adam Marsh. Edited by Hugh Lawrence. 2 volumes. Oxford University Press, 2006, 2010.

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Monumenta Franciscana

Various Authors

Edited by Richard Howlett

London: Longman & Co., 1882

4.II

Fasciculi Zizaniorium Johannis Magistri Wyclif cum Tritico

 

Thomas Netter of Walden (?)

Edited by Walter W. Shirley

London: Longman, et al., 1858

5

Contemporary account of the rise of the Lollards. Contains a number of documents.

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