Astrological Chronology

Scope and Content

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.

Conditions Governing Access

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

Acquisition Information

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).

Custodial History

Former owner: William Dyer, May 1787.