Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library

Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Eng 750

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This bibliography was compiled by Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll, and Johanna Rodda.
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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

Jason O’Rourke. “Harvard University MS. Eng 750,” Imagining History (online project). Accessed 25 July 2007.
Full description of all aspects of the manuscript. Internet link

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

Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts. Penn Libraries. (Online) Accessed 25 February 2010. Internet Link
A listing of manuscripts based on provenance. Search under shelfmark MS Eng 750. Link

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