Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 450 (V.5.20)
Title: A Chronologie
Date of Creation: Between 1606 and 1607
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Henry Appleyard, A Chronologie.
Henry Appleyard's Tabular Chronology (Creation - 1607):
Begins (1, 1 recto lines 1-3): A chronolo= | gie [all ornamental gilt letters] from the beginninge of | the worlde vntill this daye
Ends (22, 1 recto col. 5, lines 13-21): The ryuer Thames | was frossen and cartes | that were laden went | ouer it, and the riuer | Brayden nere yer= || mouth was frozen | fowles of the eyer | dyed for want of | foode.
Remarks: A strip of early XV. Cent. MS. used as a backstrap in original binding.
On ii, 1 recto in a XVIII. Cent. hand: Bought | Off Julius Csar.
On the same page (inverted) in a XVII.-XVIII. Cent. hand: John Partridge. This is possibly John Partridge (1644-1715), the astrologer and almanac-maker. See Dict. Nat. Biog. xliii. 428.
On ii, 1 verso in an XVIII. Cent. hand: E. Asbury. This name is found in V.5.9.
At the bottom in a XVII.-XVIII. Cent. hand: This other side amounts to 49lb: 13s: 7d.
The Preface concludes (on 1, 1 verso lines 41-46): vntill this day. Collected | oute of diuers Chron= | icles and Chronologes. | by | Henry Appleyard | 1598.
[Formerly R.6.3; R.6.62]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum (stout), 9 5/8 x 4, ff. 52, beautifully written in nine or ten cols. of about 50 lines, in various colours, margined and ruled in red, 9 x 4 1/8, no signatures, catchwords, or foliation, running titles (headings), 'Ages of the world' rubricated, gilt, illuminated figures of Daniel's visions, the first quire loose, otherwise well preserved. Early Cent. XVII. (1607).
Binding: Original, millboards, covered polished calf, gilt-tooled (lines) sides, ornamental corner and central brass bosses, originally clasped, of which the brass hinged and catches remain, recently re-backed, title, modern (gilt), on crimson morocco shield. Early Cent. XVII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 372.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 372-373.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Henry Appleyard fl.1598
provenance: E Asbury fl 1700-1799
No further information found. This name appears in MS Hunter 439 (V.5.9), MS Hunter 450 (V.5.20) and MS Hunter 511 (V.8.14).
provenance: Julius Caesar 1656?-1712?
Physician.
provenance: John Partridge 1644-1715
Astrologer.
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