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
- William Forbes Skene : Chronicles of the Picts and Scots . Edinburgh 1867 ( digitized ).
- Alan Orr Anderson : Early Sources of Scottish History: AD 500-1286 , Vol. 1, Edinburgh 1923 ( digitized ).
- Alex Woolf : From Pictland to Alba 789-1070 ., 2007, ISBN 9780748612338 , pp.? -
- Edward J. Cowan: The Scottish chronicle in the Poppleton manuscript. In: Innes Review. 32, 1, 1981, pp. 3-21.