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Chronicon breve — Colchester, Essex. Benedictine abbey of St John the Baptist.


Provenance: Colchester, Essex. Benedictine abbey of St John the Baptist.
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Gough Essex 1
Author/Title: Chronicon breve
Type of evidence: c: evidence from locally specific contents, including obits, scribbles, etc.
Notes on evidence:

A copy of a tabula hanging in the abbey church and written in 1526. The copy appears to be pre-dissolution. Headed exemplar. "Hic incipit tabule siue temporum fasciculi in Monasterii Colcestr' sacra ede pendentis". The latest dates are at the end of 14th century.

Date: s. xvi in.