Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library

Houghton Library MSS Eng(lish)

This collection comprises manuscripts written in English up to the present day.  Only medieval and Renaissance manuscripts are included in the list that follows and as a result the numbers may not be consecutive. 

MS Eng 36

Fulke Greville

Monarchie in its Excellence

16--

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MS Eng 266

Edmund Spenser

Complaints

After 1591

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MS Eng 515

Richard Rolle

 Prick of conscience,

14th century

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Digital Facsimile

MS Eng 530

John Lydgate

Compleynt of Cryst, Guy of Warwick etc.,

ca. 1450

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MS Eng 587

 

 Brute Chronicle

15th century

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MS Eng 590

 

 Turnament of Tottenham

16th century

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MS Eng 662

Charles Vallancey

Rerum Hibernicarum scripti et impressi

17--

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MS Eng 663

 

Analysis of a manuscript of Félire Óengusso céli dé

18--

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MS Eng 698

Roger Weldon

Prayers for the afflicted

15--

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MS Eng 701

 

 Poor caitiff

ca. 1400

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MS Eng 706

John Montgomery

A treatise concerninge the maintenance of the Nauye

1574

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MS Eng 707

Bernard Palissy

A learned dialogue…

ca. 1590

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MS Eng 708

 

The opinion of ye L. Gray, Sr Francis Knowles

1588

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MS Eng 711

 

To our right trustie & welbeloved the Lord Willoughbie

1588 Apr 26

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MS Eng 712

Francis Wyndham

Letter to Woodhouse

1587 Nov 8

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MS Eng 713

Charles Howard Nottingham

Letter to George Woodward

1589 Apr 24

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MS Eng 717

Gervase Markham

The cavallarie

ca. 1626

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MS Eng 725

Henry Herbert Pembroke

Lands of the right honourable Henry Earle of Penbroke

ca. 1577

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MS Eng 728

 

Certificates of funerals

1594-1598

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MS Eng 736

 

Statutes of the Order of the Garter

1553 Mar 17

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MS Eng 738

 

 Wycliffite writings

15th century

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MS Eng 749

 

Commonplace book

ca. 1590

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MS Eng 750

Nicholas Trivet, Matthew Paris, and others

 English chronicles

ca. 1490-1510

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MS Eng 751

 

 Parliament lists

ca. 1490

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MS Eng 752

John Lydgate

Troy book

15th century

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MS Eng 757

Robert Gregory

Weymouth and Melcombe-Regis town register

1568-1594

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MS Eng 764

George Cavendish

The life of Master Thomas Wolsey

ca. 1600

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MS Eng 765

 

Life and death of Sir Thomas Moore

1599

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MS Eng 766

Robert Fabyan

Cronycles of Englande and of Fraunce

ca. 1510

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MS Eng 773

 

A letter from a Flemish merchant in England to Don Diego de Mondragon, a Spanish gent

1588

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MS Eng 774

 

By the Quene

1560

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MS Eng 788

 

The names of all my books

1595

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MS Eng 792

 

Commission of lieutencie of the countie of Cambridge

1588 Apr 8

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MS Eng 824

John Wellys

Deposition

1458

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MS Eng 826

Henry Howard Northampton

A dutiful defence of the lawful regiment of weomen

After 1590

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MS Eng 831

 

When raging stormes and force of aduerse wind

ca. 1600

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MS Eng 870

Frederick Locker-Lampson

 

 

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MS Eng 920
MS Eng 920

Geoffrey Chaucer

 Treatise on the astrolabe
Summa chiromantia

ca. 1400

ca. 1400

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MS Eng 938

Nicholas Trivet

 Chronicles

ca. 1420

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MS Eng 976

Richard Robinson

A breviatt concerning the memorable states and conditions of the Queens Majesties honorable courts of records

1588

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MS Eng 978

Edward Fox

De vera differentia regiae potestatis

 

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MS Eng 986

Kenelm Digby

Letter to Walter Montague

1638

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MS Eng 995

Edward Herbert

Philosophical treatise

1648

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MS Eng 1005

William Lambarde

Archeion

ca. 1600

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MS Eng 1014

Niccolo Machiavelli

The prince

ca. 1588

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MS Eng 1015

Stephen Batman

A booke of the copies

before 1584

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MS Eng 1021

Edward Blandy

The arraignment of Sir Walter Rawleigh

ca. 1605

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MS Eng 1029

John Wiles

The inventory of all the gooddes and cattalles of John Travell deceased

1588

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MS Eng 1030

 

Verdict of a jury concerning victuals, etc.

1589

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MS Eng 1031

 

 The northern passion

ca. 1400

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MS Eng 1032

 

Poems

15th century

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MS Eng 1047

 

Witchcraft documents

 

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MS Eng 1052

 

A treatise in deffence of ye Queen of Scotts

15--

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MS Eng 1052.1

 

An answeare to the bishop of Rosses booke

15--

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MS Eng 1052.2

 

A report of the proceedings by course of justice againste the late Scottishe Queene Mary Dowager of France

1568 Feb

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MS Eng 1053

 

Compotus roll

1521 Sept 29

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MS Eng 1054

John Hardyng

 The chronicle in metre

15th century

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MS Eng 1087

Ovid

Metamorphoses

1689

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MS Eng 1095

 

 Marriage of King James and Margaret

1503

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MS Eng 1110

Aristotle

Politics

16--

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MS Eng 1111

Theodore de Beze

Abraham sacrifiant

1575

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MS Eng 1121

 

Leicestrenseni rempublicane

16--

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MS Eng 1188

Cesare Ripa

Iconologia

ca. 1709

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MS Eng 1211

John Selden

 

ca. 1620

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MS Eng 1239

Francis Bacon

Ordinances by Lord Chancellor

1618

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MS Eng 1356

 

Commonplace book

1649-1815

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MS Eng 1682

Saint Anselm

The booke of seynt Anselme which treatith of free wylle

1485

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