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Annals Of Bermondsey Abbey

Annals Of Bermondsey Abbey

Medium: Ink on vellum

Date: 1432

Shelfmark: Harley MS 231

Item number: f.71v

Length: 23

Width: 15.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

The last entry in the annals, for the year 1432, records the death and burial of Thomas Thetford, abbot of Bermondsey, and the confirmation of John Bromleigh as his successor. The scribe has written the rubric--but no annal--for 1433, which suggests that the scribe was writing in 1432.

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