Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 100 Early modern transcripts

  • Latin
  • c. 1550 x 1574
  • English manuscripts

Various transcripts, including one of Vita Ælfredi regis from what was London, British Library, MS Cotton Otho A xii (before the 1731 fire), created for Matthew Parker at a time when Parker had not yet added his interpolations to the exemplar.

manuscript miscellanies
Provenance and related aspects
c. 1550 x 1574
c. 1550 x 1574.
Hands, scribes
Cambridge, Corpus Christ College, MS 139
Cambridge, Trinity College, MS R. 7. 28
Cotton library, MS Otho A xii/ff. 1-55

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[dig. img.] Parker Library on the Web: manuscripts in the historic Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Online: Stanford Libraries, 2009–present. URL: <>.

Secondary sources (select)

James, M. R., A descriptive catalogue of the manuscripts in the library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Cambridge, 1912.  
Volume 1, in three parts: pt. 1 (nos. 1-100), pt. 2 (nos. 1-156) and pt. 3 (nos. 157-250). Volume 2, in four parts: pt. 4 (nos. 251-350), pt. 5 (nos. 351-450), pt. 6 (nos. 451-358), pt. 7 (Introduction, corrigenda, etc., and index).
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link>, <link> HathiTrust: <link>

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