Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Eng 750
This bibliography was compiled by Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll, and Johanna Rodda.
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record (Link)
HMC, Second Report (1874), App., p. 6
W.H. Bond and C.U. Faye. Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962. MS cited p. 226.
A brief description of the manuscript’s contents with folio numbers and an additional note on provenance. HOLLIS
Lister M. Matheson. “The Middle English Prose Brut: A Location List of the Manuscripts and Early Printed Editions. Analytical & Enumerative Bibliography 3 (1979): 254-267. MS cited p. 258. HOLLIS
Gives a brief description of the manuscript history of the prose Brut and a list of manuscripts that contain the text.
R.E. Lewis, N.F. Blake, and A.S.G. Edwards. Index of Printed Middle English Prose. New York; London: Garland, 1985. MS cited no. 374 (pp. 132-4).
Cited as a source for various English chronicles. HOLLIS
Ruth J. Dean and Maureen B. M. Boulton. Anglo-Norman Literature: A Guide to Texts and Manuscripts. London: Anglo-Norman Text Society, 1999. MS cited no. 70.
An extensive description of the manuscript’s text, providing the incipit and additional bibliography. HOLLIS
Linda Ehrsam Voigts. “A Handlist of Middle English in Harvard Manuscripts,” Harvard Library Bulletin 33.1 (1985), pp. 1–96. MS cited pp. 27-29.
An extensive description of the manuscript, providing excerpts of the text. Available online (Link). HOLLIS
Lister M. Matheson. The Prose Brut: The Development of a Middle English Chronicle. Tempe, Arizona: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1998. MS cited pp. xxix, 75, 278, 282-283, 293.
A description of the manuscript and its texts, providing various excerpts. HOLLIS
Digital Scriptorium. (Online) Accessed 25 February 2010. Internet Link
A searchable database of manuscripts from various collections. Search or browse under shelfmark MS Eng. Contains a basic description of the physical layout and contents of the manuscript. Link