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Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 367: Miscellaneous Compilation including Old English Material and Historical and Philosophical Works.

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Title:
Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 367: Miscellaneous Compilation including Old English Material and Historical and Philosophical Works.
Alternate Title:
Chronica. Anglo-Saxon fragments, etc.
Language:
Latin and English, Old (ca. 450-1100)
Extent:
ff. 53 + 52
Approximate Date:
[ca. 1400 - 1499]; [ca. 1300 - 1399]; [ca. 1000 - 1099]; [ca. 1000 - 1099]
Collection:
Parker Manuscripts
Description:
CCCC MS 367 consists of five small volumes bound together, probably because Parker wished to protect a number of small items by placing them between covers. The first contains two chronicles, copied in the fifteenth century, an epitome of the Polychronicon by Ranulf Higden OSB (d. 1364), and a chronicle attributed to Thomas Harpsfield. The second consists of a number of fragments of Old English material, copied in the second half of the eleventh or the early twelfth century, and probably to be associated with Worcester: they contain the De temporibus anni by Ælfric of Eynsham OSB (d. 1010), and some homiletic fragments, now out of order. The third volume is a thirteenth- or fourteenth-century copy of Robert Kilwardby OP (d. 1279), De natura relationis. The fourth is a thirteenth-century copy of the Apocalypsis Goliae, a satirical Latin poem sometimes associated with Walter Map (c. 1140-1210), but best considered anonymous. The fifth contains an eleventh-century copy of the Vita breuior of St Kenelm, with a short booklist which has been associated with Worcester, and an Old English account of a vision had by Earl Leofric.