MANSFIELD PARKYNS'S MANUSCRIPT OF THE FUNJ CHRONICLE1 BY P. M. HOLT London (i) History of the Manuscript Mansfield Parkyns (1823-94) came from a landed family, which had been established in Nottinghamshire since the sixteenth cen- tury. He studied at Cambridge but did not graduate, and in 1842 he left England to travel in the Near East. In 1843 he went on to Ethiopia, and thence made his way into the Sudan, which for a little over twenty years had been under the rule of Muhammad Pasha, the viceroy of Egypt. He reached Khartoum towards the end of 1845, travelled in the Sudan during the next few years, returned to Egypt in 1848, and then to England. Subsequently he held a post at the British embassy in Istanbul (1850-52), but thereafter he spent the rest of his life in England.2 2 In later life he devoted much time to the history of his own fami- ly, and assembled a collection of manuscripts relating to his kinsmen and their estates. These passed ultimately to the Universi- ty of Nottingham, where they are catalogued as the Parkyns of 1 I am obliged to the staff of the University of Nottingham Library,
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Published: Jan 1, 1988
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