An English Chronicle 1377–1461
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[Davies’s Chronicle; the Davies Chronicle]

15th century. England. In 1856, John Silvester Davies published An English Chronicle of the Reigns of Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V, and Henry VI as volume 64 of the Camden Society’s first series. This edition of a fifteenth-century Middle English prose narrative of  the years 1377–1461 was drawn from part of a manuscript that was in Davies’s possession and is now Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Lyell 34; it contains a version of the whole of the Middle English prose Brut. Davies’s edition, which is referred to as The Davies Chronicle and Davies’s Ch…

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Marx, William, “An English Chronicle 1377–1461”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 20 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_COM_191887>
First published online: 2016



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