Text name The Brut or The Chronicles of England File name cmbrut3-m3 Manuscript Rawlinson B. 171, Bodleian Library, Oxford Date c1400 Dialect West Midlands Genre History Edition Brie, F.W.D. 1906. The Brut or the Chronicles of England. Part I. EETS O.S. 131. London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. Sample Pp. 1-128, 217-228 Remarks
This chronicle with its continuations covers the period from the mythical Albina and Brutus to 1479 CE. The first part (up to 1333), from which the sample is taken, is a translation of the French Brut d'Engleterre.
File name CMBRUT3 Text identifier M3 NN HIST BRUT Text name BRUT-1333 Author X Period M3 Date of original 1350-1420 Date of manuscript 1350-1420 Contemporaneity CONTEMP Dialect WML Verse or prose PROSE Text type HISTORY Relationship to foreign original X Foreign original X Relationship to spoken language WRITTEN Sex of author X Age of author X Social rank of author X Audience description X Participant relationship X Interaction X Setting X Prototypical text category NARR NON-IMAG Sample SAMPLE X