Poppleton manuscript

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The Poppleton manuscript is a medieval manuscript , probably created around 1360 in the Carmelite monastery in York . From there she brought Robert von Poppleton to the Carmelite monastery Hulne near Alnwick in Northumberland in England where he became prior . The manuscript is the main source of the Chronicle of the Picts (which "actually" does not exist). It is in the French National Library in Paris under the shelf number MS Latin 4126 . It contains 296 pages and is a compilation of earlier traditions.

The manuscript contains u. a. seven texts on the early history of Scotland , including

  • De Situ Albanie
  • fol. 27r-28v Cronica de origine antiquorum Pictorum
  • fol. 28v-29v Chronicle of the Kings of Alba
  • fol. 29v-31r Cronica regum Scotorum Trecenti Quatuordecim Annorum


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