Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 100

  • Latin language
  • c. 1550 x 1574
  • English manuscripts

Various transcripts, including one of Vita Ælfredi regis from what was London, British Library, MS Cotton Otho A xii (before the 1731 fire), created for Matthew Parker at a time when Parker had not yet added his interpolations to the exemplar.

Provenance and related aspects
Latin language
c. 1550 x 1574
c. 1550 x 1574
Hands, scribes
Cambridge, Corpus Christ College, MS 139, Cambridge, Trinity College, MS R. 7. 28, Cotton library, MS Otho A xii/ff. 1-55

The list below has been collated from the table of contents, if available on this page,Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations for individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.


Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] Parker Library on the Web: manuscripts in the historic Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Online: Stanford Libraries. URL: <>.

Secondary sources (select)

James, M. R., A descriptive catalogue of the manuscripts in the library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Cambridge, 1912.  
Volume 1, in three parts: pt. 1 (nos. 1-100), pt. 2 (nos. 1-156) and pt. 3 (nos. 157-250). Volume 2, in four parts: pt. 4 (nos. 251-350), pt. 5 (nos. 351-450), pt. 6 (nos. 451-358), pt. 7 (Introduction, corrigenda, etc., and index).
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link>, <link> HathiTrust: <link>
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen
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