Date Quality:ca

Dimensions:400 cm Length x15 cm Width

Number of Pieces:2


Shelfmark:Garrett MS 119


Contents:Chronicle roll containing the story of King Engle and Scardyng (or Scarthe).

Description:Length is estimated of original roll. Survives as partially palimpsested flyleaves in Garrett MS 119, an English monastic script. Text written on the face (flesh side) of the roll and illustrated with tinted medallion portraits of enthroned kings. Written by a single scribe in an Anglicana book hand of the mid-fourteenth century.

Bibliography:Skemer, Don C. “The Story of Engle and Scardying: Fragment of an Anglo-Norman Chronicle Roll.” Viator 40, no. 2 (December 2009): 255–75.