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Table Of Contents And Ownership Inscription, In Ranulf Higden's 'Polychronicon'

Table Of Contents And Ownership Inscription, In Ranulf Higden's 'Polychronicon'

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1390

Shelfmark: Royal MS 13 D.i

Item number: f.2v

Length: 32.3

Width: 21.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

Ranulph Higden (d. 1364), was a monk of the Benedictine abbey of St. Werburg, Chester. His 'Polychronicon' is a universal history, based on earlier writers, but extended down to his own lifetime. This copy was owned in the Middle Ages by the church of St. Peter-upon-Cornhill in London, east of St. Paul's Cathedral, and very close to the present site of the Bank of England. This flyleaf contains a list of contents in dark ink and an ownership inscription in pale brown ink.

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