St John's College K.28 (James 340)

Christopher Nenning, Chronograms. Latin, sixteenth century


'Chronographiae sacrae vtri usque Testamenti Historias continentis Libri Quinque, dedicati Serenissimae ac Potentissimae Heroinae er Dominae, Dn: Elisabethae, Reginae Angliae, Franciae et Hyberniae, Dominae suae longe clementissimae, Authore M. Christophoro Nenningio Misnense Poëta Caesareo coronato exule Christi'. With verse dedication to the Queen and verses 'as candidum lectoruem' at beginning and end.

Manuscript extra information

291x205 mm. Unfoliated [104 fos]. Inscribed by Thomas Baker on flyleaf: 'Liber olim Reginae Elizabethae, uti patet ex Insignibus codici a tergo impressis / ex dono ornatissimi viri Zach: Grey', and 'Tho: Baker Coll: Jo: Socius ejectus'. With a letter from Grey to Baker dated 17 May 1717.

Single italic hand throughout. Paper. Limp white vellum covers, stamped with the royal arms front and back.