The volume comprises a chronology of astrological and historical events from Ante-Christ 4000 up to 1709. Sources are quoted for many events, especially from the early 17th century onwards.
Scope and Content
Conditions Governing Access
The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.
Purchased by the John Rylands Library from the bookseller J.E. Cornish in September 1927.
Description compiled by Henry Sullivan and Jo Humpleby, project archivists.
Other Finding Aids
Catalogued in the Hand-List of the Collection of English Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, 1928 (English MS 425).
Former owner: William Dyer, May 1787.