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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 5
Summary Catalogue no. 11377
Summary of contents French heraldry: painted coats of arms, with accompanying texts, of the counts of Boulogne and Auvergne in France, and of de la Chambre in Savoy.
Language French
Origin French
Date 16th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Coats of arms.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 6
Summary Catalogue no. 11378
Summary of contents French heraldry: printed book, Le blason des armes nouvellement imprime, Paris [c. 1530], supplemented with 162 painted coats of arms.
Language French
Origin French
Date 16th century
Material paper

Decoration
Coats of arms.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 9
Summary Catalogue no. 11381
Summary of contents French heraldry: treatise of the blazon of arms.
Language French
Origin French
Date 15th century, end
Material parchment

Decoration
Initials and coats of arms. (P&A i. 791)

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 10
Summary Catalogue no. 11382
Summary of contents Johannes de Bado Aureo, Tractatus de armis (end only, first leaves kept in MS. Rawl. D. 225). Verses, on prophecies, etc.
Language Latin
Date 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 21
Summary Catalogue no. 11393
Summary of contents Album amicorum of Jan van der Deck.
Language German, Italian, Latin, and French
Origin Flemish
Date 1591-1592 and after
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine coloured drawings and arms, painted after the script. Some earlier drawings pasted in. (P&A i. 406, pl. XXXIII)

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 34
Summary Catalogue no. 11406
Summary of contents Robert Glover, Tables of English baronies vested in heiresses.
Language English
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 39
Summary Catalogue no. 11410
Summary of contents Arms of the Knights of the Garter.
Language English
Origin English
Date 1561
Material parchment

Decoration
Good coats of arms. (P&A iii. 1196)

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 42
Summary Catalogue no. 11413
Summary of contents Collection of 354 swan marks.
Language English
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 45
Summary Catalogue no. 11416
Summary of contents Foreign heraldry.
Language English
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper

Decoration
Coats of arms.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 47
Summary Catalogue no. 11418
Summary of contents Regulations of Henry VII for his household, 31 Dec. 1494. Regulations of Henry VIII for his household, 1526.
Language English
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 64
Summary Catalogue no. 11435
Summary of contents English heraldry.
Language English
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Coats of arms.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 67
Summary Catalogue no. 11438
Summary of contents English heraldry: coats of arms, arranged by date of creation of their holders' titles to 1572, with additions.
Origin English
Date 16th century, second half, with additions to 1634
Material paper

Decoration
Coats of arms.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 95
Summary Catalogue no. 11466
Summary of contents Order of coronation of Queen Mary I. Etc.
Language English
Origin English
Date 16th century, second half
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 107
Summary Catalogue no. 11478
Summary of contents Johannes de Bado Aureo, Tractatus de armis. Notes on emblazoning. Coats of arms, English and foreign. Bartholus de Saxoferrato, Tractatus de insigniis et armis. Etc.
Language Latin and English
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material paper

Decoration
Coats of arms.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 114
Summary Catalogue no. 11485
Summary of contents English heraldry: standards of arms of English nobility, with the standards of England and Spain.
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper

Decoration
Coats of arms.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 126
Summary Catalogue no. 11497
Summary of contents Genealogical tables of royal houses.
Language Italian
Origin Italian
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 131
Summary Catalogue no. 11502
Summary of contents Record of the coronation of Richard II. Documents of the reigns of Richard II and Edward I. Etc.
Language English
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 147
Summary Catalogue no. 11518
Summary of contents Chronicle of England to 1436.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 148
Summary Catalogue no. 11519
Summary of contents Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia regum Britanniae.
Language Latin
Date 14th century, beginning
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 149
Summary Catalogue no. 15448
Summary of contents John of Hildesheim, Historia trium regum. Historia Apollonii regis Tyri. Legends of King Arthur and Alexander the Great. Etc.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 14th century, end
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 150
Summary Catalogue no. 11520
Summary of contents Abbreviation of Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia regum Britanniae, with continuation to 1265, incorporating material on Battle Abbey. Etc.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, last third
Material parchment

Decoration
Miniatures (marginal sketches). (P&A iii. 498)
fol. 8r
Type drawings, right and lower margin
Subject Grotesques with human heads.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 152
Summary Catalogue no. 11522
Summary of contents Thomas Walsingham, Chronica maiora (1307-1417, end lost).
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 154
Summary Catalogue no. 11524
Summary of contents Ranulf Higden, Polychronicon, Bk. i (fragment).
Language Latin
Date 14th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 166
Summary Catalogue no. 11535
Summary of contents Brut Chronicle, to 1341.
Language English
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment, paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 167
Summary Catalogue no. 11536
Composite 11 parts
Summary of contents Historical, theological, ecclesiastical, legal and astrological texts, including genealogy of Pierre de Luxembourg, count of St. Pol, and his wife, fols. 186-205.
Language Latin and English
Origin English and French
Date 14th century - 17th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Good borders, initials, arms, 1433-1435, on fols. 186-205. (P&A i. 665)

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 168
Summary Catalogue no. 15441
Summary of contents Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia regum Britanniae.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, beginning
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 169
Summary Catalogue no. 11537
Summary of contents Richard Rede, Noua chronica de gestis regum Anglorum sub quodam compendio compilata (to 1437).
Language Latin
Origin English
Date after 1437
Material parchment

Decoration
Penwork.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 170
Summary Catalogue no. 11538
Summary of contents Fragments of a Chronicle from c. 1214-1260 and fragments from the Grandes Chroniques de France from Philip Augustus to 1212.
Language French
Origin French
Date 14th century, beginning
Material parchment

Decoration
Good miniatures, borders, initials. Mutilated and damaged. (P&A i. 585)

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 171
Summary Catalogue no. 11539
Summary of contents Brut Chronicle (start lost), to 1332, continued in another hand to 1377.
Language English
Origin English
Date 14th century and 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 173
Summary Catalogue no. 11541
Summary of contents Brut Chronicle, to 1412, with added narrative from a London chronicle for 1421 to 1431. Etc.
Language English
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 177
Summary Catalogue no. 11544
Summary of contents 'Matthew of Westminster', Flores historiarum. Martin (Polonus) of Troppau, Chronicon pontificum et imperatorum. Annales Angliae (Southwark), to 1305.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 14th century, beginning
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 178
Summary Catalogue no. 11545
Summary of contents Nicholas Trevet, Chronicles, to 1316, written for Mary, daughter of Edward I.
Language French
Origin French, Paris
Date 14th century, second quarter (after 1334)
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine border and historiated initial. Diagrams. The script is English. (P&A i. 596, pl. XLV)

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 179
Summary Catalogue no. 11546
Summary of contents Ranulf Higden, Polychronicon (end lost).
Language Latin
Origin Irish (?)
Date 15th century, first half
Material parchment

Decoration
Good border, initials. (P&A iii. 1281, pl. CXVII)
fol. 1r
Type full border
Subject Border made of gold, blue and pink bars, decorated with foliage, flowers and gold disks; peacock; arms of Ireland and Dublin.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 186
Summary Catalogue no. 11547
Summary of contents 'Matthew of Westminster', Flores historiarum, to 1307.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 187
Summary Catalogue no. 11548
Summary of contents Brut Chronicle, to 1332 (imperfect at beginning and end).
Language English
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 188
Summary Catalogue no. 11549
Summary of contents Giraldus Cambrensis, Topographia Hiberniae; Expugnatio Hiberniae; Itinerarium Kambriae.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, first half
Material parchment

Decoration
Map of England. Fleuronnée initials. (P&A iii. 389)

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 189
Summary Catalogue no. 11550
Composite three parts
Summary of contents De antiquis urbibus Britannie. De nomine Albion. || Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia regum Britanniae. || Bede, Historia ecclesiastica (abbreviated).
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 190
Summary Catalogue no. 15500
Summary of contents Brut Chronicle, to 1418.
Language English
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 191
Summary Catalogue no. 11551
Summary of contents Ranulf Higden, Polychronicon (to 1327).
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 14th century, end
Material parchment

Decoration
Good border, initial. Penwork initials. (P&A iii. 722)

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 192
Summary Catalogue no. 11552
Summary of contents William of Newburgh, Historia rerum Anglicarum.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century or 14th century, beginning
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 193
Summary Catalogue no. 11553
Summary of contents Ranulf Higden, Polychronicon (excerpts, to 1342).
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 194
Summary Catalogue no. 11554
Summary of contents Hugh of Fleury, Historia ecclesiasticasiue siue Chronicon. Bede, Chronica maiora (De temporum ratione, chs. 66-71) (end lost).
Language Latin
Date 13th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 195
Summary Catalogue no. 11555
Composite two parts
Summary of contents Richard Rede, Noua chronica de gestis regum Anglorum sub quodam compendio compilata (to 1437). || Register of writs. Etc.
Language Latin
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 196
Summary Catalogue no. 11556
Summary of contents Brut Chronicle, to 1418. Etc.
Language English
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 199
Summary Catalogue no. 11557
Summary of contents William of Malmesbury, De gestis pontificum Anglorum. Part of a set with MS. Rawl. B. 200 and MS. Rawl. C. 162.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century, beginning
Material parchment

Decoration
Initials. (P&A iii. 846)

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 200
Summary Catalogue no. 11558
Summary of contents Alfred of Beverley, Historia de gestis regalibus regum Britanniae (to 1129). Part of a set with MS. Rawl. B. 199 and MS. Rawl. C. 162.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century, beginning
Material parchment

Decoration
Penwork initials.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 205
Summary Catalogue no. 15506
Summary of contents Brut Chronicle, to 1397.
Language English
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 214
Summary Catalogue no. 11566
Summary of contents Historical and other miscellaneous texts. Walter Map, poems. Prologue to Ovid, Metamorphoses.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century, middle
Material parchment, paper

Decoration
Fine miniatures (coloured drawings) on fols. 195-201, illustrating the Ovidian text. Leaves inserted in a composite volume written by J. Wylde. They have been enlarged to match the rest of the MS. (P&A iii. 1024, pl. XCVI)
fol. 197v
Type miniatures (coloured drawings)
Subject Saturn, devouring his son, castrated by Jupiter, surrounded by other gods and goddesses. Jupiter, seated on the throne, striking giants with lightning. Ganymede and eagle.
fol. 198r
Type miniatures (coloured drawings)
Subject Mars in a carriage; wolf. Apollo and muses, standing around a laurel tree; raven; three-headed dragon. Python pierced with spear.
fol. 198v
Type miniatures (coloured drawings)
Subject Venus, standing in water, surrounded by flowers and doves. Cupid with bow and arrow. Apollo. Vulcan with hammer. Mercury with goat's head, winged feet and helmet, holding a wand with a snake twined around it, playing pipe. Cock. Argus asleep.
fol. 199r
Type miniatures (coloured drawings)
Subject Diana, hunting with bow and arrow, surrounded by attendants. Minerva in armour, with spear and shield with Medusa's head. Rainbow, cock, laurel tree, owl.
fol. 199v
Type miniatures (coloured drawings)
Subject Juno, with head covered with clouds, supported by peacocks; rainbow. Cybele in a chariot pulled by lions; three cocks.
fol. 200r
Type miniatures (coloured drawings)
Subject Venus, embracing Mars, confronted by Vulcan with hammer and four 'dij etherei'. Hercules with staff and lion's head. Asclepius with serpent-entwined staff.

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 216
Summary Catalogue no. 11568
Summary of contents Brut Chronicle, to 1418. John Mandeville, Travels. Sentences from the book of Proverbs. John Lydgate, Life of St. Edmund.
Language English
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 219
Summary Catalogue no. 11571
Summary of contents List of benefices in various dioceses of England and Wales.
Language English
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 226
Summary Catalogue no. 11576
Summary of contents Calendar of Close Rolls for the first three years of Richard II (1377-1380), and 1-18 of Edward IV (1461-1479).
Language English
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 231
Summary Catalogue no. 11581
Composite Two parts
Summary of contents On the abdication of Richard II. || Calendar of Escheat rolls (to 1484).
Language English
Origin English
Date 16th century, beginning || 16th century, end
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 233
Summary Catalogue no. 11583
Summary of contents Inquisitions post mortem, 1521.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 238
Summary Catalogue no. 11587
Summary of contents Privy Seal documents, 1509-1529.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 244
Summary Catalogue no. 11592
Summary of contents Fines relating to the lands of the Beauchamps, earls of Warwick, 1339-1466, and of the Despenser family, 1344-1393. Inquisitions post mortem. Etc.
Language English and Latin
Origin English
Date 16th century, beginning
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 245
Summary Catalogue no. 11593
Summary of contents Administrative documents relating to Duchy of Lancaster.
Language English and Latin
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 248
Summary Catalogue no. 11594
Summary of contents Cartulary of the de Vere family, with copies of deeds from the 12th to 15th centuries.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century, end
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 256
Summary Catalogue no. 11601
Summary of contents Joan Martines of Messina, Four charts for the navigation of Europe (Portolano).
Language Spanish
Date 1567-1586
Material parchment

Decoration
Coloured charts.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 289
Summary Catalogue no. 11628
Summary of contents Names of manors, extracted from Domesday Book.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 306
Summary Catalogue no. 11645
Summary of contents George Ripley, Alchemical treatises. Extracts from Rámon Lull.
Language English
Origin English
Date 16th century, beginning
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 317
Summary Catalogue no. 11656
Summary of contents Court-rolls of manors belonging to the families of St. Lo, 1490-1549.
Language English
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 326
Summary Catalogue no. 11665
Summary of contents Cartulary of Cirencester Abbey: register of presentations, grants of corrodies, etc., 1421-1539.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th and 16th centuries
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 328
Summary Catalogue no. 11667
Summary of contents Obituarium of Hereford Cathedral. Martyrologium Romanum.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 14th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 329
Summary Catalogue no. 11668
Composite fols. 1-120 || fols. 121-176
Summary of contents Two cartularies of Hereford Cathedral.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century || 13th century, end - 14th century, beginning
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 331
Summary Catalogue no. 11669
Summary of contents Cartulary of St. Albans Abbey (fragment): register of pleas, etc.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 332
Summary Catalogue no. 11670
Summary of contents Cartulary of St. Albans Abbey: register of the abbots, 1458-1488.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century, second half
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 333
Summary Catalogue no. 11671
Summary of contents History of Ramsey Abbey: a version of the 'Liber Benefactorum', incorporating copies of early charters.
Language Latin
Origin English, East Anglia
Date 14th century, beginning
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine historiated initial. (P&A iii. 547, pl. LIV)
fol. 1r
Type initial U
Subject A ram and an ox underneath a tree.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 335
Summary Catalogue no. 11673
Summary of contents Cartulary of the Hospital of St. Bartholomew, Dover.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 1373
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 336
Summary Catalogue no. 11674
Summary of contents Cartulary of St. Radegund's Abbey, Bradsole.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, late
Material parchment

Decoration
Small red initials.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 337
Summary Catalogue no. 11675
Summary of contents Cartulary of the Langley family of Knolton, Kent.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 352
Summary Catalogue no. 11690
Summary of contents Accounts of the receipts and expenditure of the Bede-House or hospital of William Brown at Stamford, Lincolnshire.
Language Latin and English
Origin English, Lincolnshire Stamford
Date 1495-1518
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 355
Summary Catalogue no. 11693
Summary of contents Honorius Augustodunensis, Imago mundi. Texts and documents relating to history and geography of England and London.
Language Latin and English
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 356
Summary Catalogue no. 11694
Summary of contents Charters and Statutes of London.
Language Latin and French
Origin English
Date 14th century, second quarter
Material parchment

Decoration
Border, historiated initial (defaced). (P&A iii. 599)
fol. 1r
Type initial D
Subject Seated figure (defaced); gold background.

Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 359
Summary Catalogue no. 11697
Summary of contents Lists of Lords Mayors and Lords Lieutenants of London, 1210-1530. Lists of Wardens, etc., of the Grocers' Company, London, 1345-1530.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 394
Summary Catalogue no. 11733
Summary of contents Rent-roll of the possessions of Sir Richard Southwell, Norfolk (1545-1546).
Language Latin
Origin English, Norfolk
Date 16th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 401
Summary Catalogue no. 11746
Summary of contents Acta of the General Chapter of Augustinian Canons Regular held at Osney, Oxfordshire, 1443.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 408
Summary Catalogue no. 11755
Summary of contents Cartulary of the nuns of Godstow Abbey, near Oxford. Devotional verses.
Language English
Origin English, Oxford
Date After 1467 - c. 1480
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 410
Summary Catalogue no. 11757
Summary of contents Treatise on English law (unfinished). Confirmatory charter of Edward III to Shrewsbury Abbey, 1346. English and Latin verse on a leaf at the end of the volume.
Language English and Latin
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 419
Summary Catalogue no. 11768
Summary of contents Copies made in the Court of Augmentation of the leases, grants, etc. from various monasteries, chiefly in Somerset, at the time of the Dissolution, with notes of pensions granted to the monks.
Language Latin and English
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 421
Summary Catalogue no. 11771
Summary of contents Part of a cartulary of Sibton Abbey, Suffolk (Cistercians).
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 1414
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 423
Summary Catalogue no. 11773
Summary of contents List of feudal aid levied in Suffolk for knighting the king's eldest son, 1346.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 14th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 425
Summary Catalogue no. 11775
Summary of contents Register of the courts of the crown manors and honours of Sudbury, Clare, etc., 1508-1510.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 430
Summary Catalogue no. 11780
Summary of contents Surrey cartulary, covering documents of 1238-1421.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 432
Summary Catalogue no. 11782
Summary of contents Transcripts made at the time of Henry VIII of various legal documents relating to Sussex, 1279-1526.
Language Latin, English, and French
Origin English
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 444
Summary Catalogue no. 11794
Summary of contents Letters patent of Robert Wyvill, bishop of Salisbury, on the crisis at the hospital of Easton Royal, Wiltshire (1363-1368).
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 14th century
Material parchment
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 446
Summary Catalogue no. 11795
Summary of contents History of the churches of Beverley and York.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material paper
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 447
Summary Catalogue no. 11796
Summary of contents Thomas Stubbs, Chronica pontificum ecclesiae Eboracensis.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material parchment
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 449
Summary Catalogue no. 11798
Composite fols. 1-12, 19-110, 123-152 || fols. 13-18, 111-122
Summary of contents Part of a cartulary of Fountains Abbey. || Part of the cartulary of the pittancer of Fountains Abbey.
Language Latin and English || Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, late, and 14th century || 13th century, late
Material parchment

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Red or green initials. || Red initials.

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 455
Summary Catalogue no. 11804
Summary of contents Charters of the Hospital of St. Peter (or St. Leonard), near York, vol. II, relating to the West and East Ridings.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century, beginning
Material parchment

Decoration
Good initials. Vol. I is London, British Library, Cotton MS. Nero D. III (photostats available in the Bodleian at MSS. Facs. b. 8-9). Additions of 1423-1424. (P&A iii. 857)

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 460
Summary Catalogue no. 11808
Summary of contents Cartulary of Sir John le Byron of Clayton in Droylsden, Lancashire.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century (after 1445)
Material parchment
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 467
Summary Catalogue no. 11815
Summary of contents Welsh medical texts, including the book of Meddygon Myddfai.
Language Welsh
Origin Welsh
Date 14th century - 15th century
Material parchment
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 483
Summary Catalogue no. 11830
Summary of contents Giraldus Cambrensis, De topographia Hiberniae.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, beginning
Material parchment

Decoration
Good historiated and other initials. (P&A iii. 321, pl. XXVII)
fol. 1r
Type initial C
Subject Spiral formed by a dragon's body and tail, acanthus-leaf designs.
fol. 17v
Type initial D
Subject Caesara, Noah's niece, making the first voyage to Ireland in the year before the flood (boat with sailors on the sea, a woman disembarks).

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 484
Summary Catalogue no. 11831
Summary of contents Collectanea of Sir James Ware, comprising fragments, extracts and notes mostly on Ireland but including (fol. 85) cutting without text from a Psalter, EN, Winchester, 10th century, second quarter.
Language Latin, French, English, and Irish
Origin English, Winchester
Date 10th century - 17th century
Material parchment, paper

Decoration
Fine miniature on fol. 85, originally an addition in the Athelstan Psalter (London, British Library, Cotton MS. Galba A. XVIII). (P&A iii. 19, pl. II)
fol. 85r
Type miniature
Subject Nativity of Christ.

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 485
Summary Catalogue no. 11832
Summary of contents Jocelin of Furness, Life of St. Patrick. Lives of other Irish Saints.
Language Latin
Origin Irish, Saints' Island in Lough Ree Co. Longford (?)
Date 14th century
Material parchment
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 486
Summary Catalogue no. 11833
Composite fols. 1-3 || fols. 4-15 || fols. 16-22 || fols. 23-75
Summary of contents Apocalypsis Goliae episcopi. || Hugh of Saint-Victor (attrib.), Expositio in Regulam S. Augustini (damaged). || Roman martyrology (fragment), with added obits for the Augustinian abbey of Navan, Co. Meath. || Irish miscellany, including historical narratives, genealogies of saints and others, lists of kings, etc.
Language Latin || Latin || Latin || Irish
Origin ? || ? || Irish || Irish
Date 14th century || 13th century, second half - 14th century, first half || 15th century || 14th century
Material parchment

Decoration
- || Flourished initials. || Flourished initials. || Good initials. Obituaries of 1360, 1369, and 1370 on fol. 45v in the margin. (P&A iii. 1276)

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 487
Summary Catalogue no. 11834
Composite eight parts
Summary of contents Cath Finntrága (fols. 1-12). Acallam na Senórach (Tales of the Elders of Ireland). Brehon laws. Hagiographical items. Map of the diocese of Kilmore, 1641. Documents and excerpts relating to Ireland.
Language Irish and Latin
Origin Irish
Date 14th century, 15th century, 16th century
Material parchment, paper

Decoration
(fols. 1-12) Initials. Written by Finnlaech Ó Cathasaigh for Sadhbh, daughter of Tadhg Ó Máille, 15th century, second half. (P&A iii. 1282)

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 488
Summary Catalogue no. 11835
Composite fols. 1-26 || fols. 27-28 || fols. 29-34 || fols. 35-48 + following blanks
Summary of contents Irish world-chronicle, to c. A.D. 361. 'Annals of Tigernach', to 1088, with continuation to 1178 (fragments). || Two fragments of Irish annals, ?with special reference to Connacht, for 1237-1249 and 1303-1314. || Two fragments of Irish annals, probably originating from the monastery of Saints' Island in Lough Ree, Co. Longford, for 1392-1398 and 1401-1407. || Historical transcripts and notes made by or for Sir James Ware.
Language Latin and Irish || Latin and Irish || Latin and Irish || Latin and English
Origin Irish
Date 14th century, third quarter || 14th century, late (?) || 14th century, late - 15th century, early || 17th century
Material parchment || parchment || parchment || paper

Decoration
Good initials. (P&A iii. 1274, pl. CXVII) || - || Initials. || -

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 489
Summary Catalogue no. 11836
Summary of contents The Annals of Ulster.
Language Latin and Irish
Origin Irish
Date 16th century, early
Material parchment

Decoration
Initials, drawings to mark the quires.

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 490
Summary Catalogue no. 11837
Summary of contents English Conquest of Ireland, an abridged translation of Giraldus Cambrensis, Expugnatio Hibernica. Ps.-Aristotle, Secreta secretorum, tr. James Young.
Language English
Date 15th century, beginning
Material parchment
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 494
Summary Catalogue no. 11841
Summary of contents Cartulary of Dunbrothy Abbey, Co. Wexford.
Language Latin
Origin Irish
Date 13th century, 14th century and 15th century
Material parchment
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 495
Summary Catalogue no. 11842
Summary of contents Cartulary of St. Mary's Abbey, Dublin.
Language Latin
Origin Irish, Dublin
Date 14th century, beginning
Material parchment
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 498
Summary Catalogue no. 11845
Summary of contents Cartulary of the Priory and Hospital of St. John the Baptist without the New Gate, Dublin, of the Order of Fratres Cruciferi.
Language Latin
Origin Irish
Date 14th century, third quarter (soon after 1363)
Material parchment

Decoration
Miniature (drawing) added c. 1400, fol. 211. The first folio of the MS. is now London, British Library, Add. MS. 4797, fol. 8. (P&A iii. 1278)
fol. 209v
Type drawing
Subject Crude drawings of a soldier and a gargoyle (early modern).
fol. 211v
Type drawing
Subject Christ on the Cross; St John, holding a book to the right; sketch of the Virgin's head (?), altered by a later hand, to the left.

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 499
Summary Catalogue no. 11846
Summary of contents Extract of deeds of the Augustinian Abbey of St. Thomas the Martyr (Thomas Court), Dublin, covering lands held in provinces other than Leinster.
Language Latin
Origin Irish, Dublin
Date 1526
Material parchment

Decoration
Penwork initials. Copied by William Copinger of Cork. (P&A iii. 1287)

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 500
Summary Catalogue no. 11847
Summary of contents Cartulary of the Augustinian Abbey of St. Thomas the Martyr (Thomas Court), Dublin.
Language Latin
Origin Irish, Dublin
Date 13th century, third quarter
Material parchment
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 501
Summary Catalogue no. 11848
Summary of contents Registrum de Kilmainham: Chapter Acts of the Knights Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem at their chief house of Kilmainham, near Dublin, under the Grand Prior Roger Outlawe, 1321-1339.
Language Latin
Origin Irish
Date c. 1340, supplemented 1341-9
Material parchment

Decoration
Historiated and other initials. (P&A iii. 1275)
Red and blue initials, decorated with contrasting blue, green and red penwork designs, including heads, faces, birds and plants.

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 502
Summary Catalogue no. 11849
Composite fols. 1-12 || fols. 13-18 || fols. 19-89 || fols. 90 - 103
Summary of contents Irish world-chronicle (fragment). || Excerpts copied by Sir James Ware concerning Irish history from royal archives. || Saltair na Rann (biblical history, in verse). Sex aetates mundi. Miscellaneous prose and poetry. Irish genealogies including saints. Legal texts. || Excerpts made by or for Sir James Ware from documents relating to Ireland.
Language Irish and Latin
Origin Irish
Date 11th century, end - 12th century, beginning || 1642 || 12th century, second quarter || 17th century (partly dated 1647)
Material parchment || paper || parchment || paper

Decoration
Initials. (P&A iii. 1271) || - || Fine initials. (P&A iii. 1270, pl. CXVII) || -

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 503
Summary Catalogue no. 11850
Summary of contents 'The Annals of Inisfallen': annals written either in the church of Emly or in that of Lismore, continued from the mid 12th century probably at the monastery of Inisfallen.
Language Irish and Latin
Origin Irish
Date 1092 - 15th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Initials with colouring.

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 505
Summary Catalogue no. 11852
Composite fols. 1-210 || fols. 211-220
Summary of contents Jocelin of Furness, Life of St. Patrick. Lives of other Irish saints. Text copied from MS. Rawl B. 485. || Félire Óengusso Céli Dé (martyrology with commentary for the year from January to December).
Language Latin || Irish and Latin
Origin Irish, Abbeyderg (?)
Date 15th century, beginning || 15th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Historiated and other initials. (P&A iii. 1280) || Good initials. (P&A iii. 1284)
fol. 191v
Type initial I
Subject Gold initial with half-figure of St Berachus, with crosier, before an altar with chalice, in architectural frame (Life of St Berachus).
Blue initial on red and gold background, decorated with coiled tendrils with flowers and leaves extending into margins on fol. 184.
Red and blue initials, usually on contrasting blue or red background, decorated with geometric, floral, zoomorphic and anthropomorphic penwork designs. Black penwork initials. Initials with human figures, heads of men and women, and animal heads are on fols. 2v, 4v, 12v, 25r, 44r, 49v, 67r, 70r, 83r and 124v.
Catchwords, decorated with geometric and floral designs, grotesques, human and animal heads.
Initials, formed by bodies of beasts and grotesques, or decorated with interlace and animal heads on fols. 211-220.

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 506
Summary Catalogue no. 11853
Composite fols. [i]-[v] || fols. 1-16a || fols. 16b-62 || fols. 63-end
Summary of contents Table of contents. || Genealogies of Ulster and elsewhere. Dinnshenchas Érenn (accounts of 52 places). || Legal texts. || Extracts from Irish documents copied by Sir James Ware.
Language Latin || Irish || Irish || Latin
Origin Irish
Date 17th century || 14th century (before 1373) || 14th century (before 1390) || 1663-1664
Material paper || parchment || parchment || paper

Decoration
- || Initials. (P&A iii. 1279) || Initials. || -

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 512
Summary Catalogue no. 11859
Composite Five parts
Summary of contents Miscellaneous prose and verse; hagiography.
Language Irish
Origin Irish
Date 15th century and early 16th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Initials. (P&A iii. 1285)

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 513
Summary Catalogue no. 11860
Summary of contents Prose texts, mainly religious.
Language Irish and Latin
Origin Irish
Date 15th century, last quarter
Material parchment
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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 514
Summary Catalogue no. 11861
Summary of contents Life of St. Colum Cille, compiled for Maghnus Ó Domhnaill. Bardic poetry.
Language Irish
Origin Irish
Date 16th century, middle
Material parchment

Decoration
Good miniature (coloured drawing). Text composed in 1532 at the castle of Port na dTrí Námhad, Lifford, County Donegal. (P&A iii. 1288, pl. CXVIII)
fol. iii verso
Type miniature
Subject St Columba with mitre and crosier, under arch decorated with foliage.

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Shelfmark MS. Rawl. B. 520
Summary Catalogue no. 11867
Summary of contents Statutes of the realm.
Language English
Origin English
Date 14th century
Material parchment
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