The first little segment describes how Edward III made his son prince of Wales. There is a marginal annotation in a much later hand which I cannot quite make out, but which refers to Anno regni 18, or the 18th year of the king's reign, so somebody has written up a little chronological index in the margin.

The script is a cursive book hand, not very formal but reasonably legible once you get your eye in. The spelling and vocabulary can be a bit tricky.

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15th century Brut Chronicle (British Library, add. ms. 33242, f.140-141). All images by permission of the British Library.

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