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Shelfmark MS. Eng. hist. a. 2
Summary Catalogue no. 31346
Summary of contents 'The Crawford Charters': collection of Old English and Latin charters and papers.
Language Anglo-Saxon and Latin
Origin English
Date 10th century - 18th century
Material parchment and paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 36
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 37
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 38
Manuscript image fol. vi Ethelred Unraed (The Unready), King of England, 979-1016. Original charter of 998 granting land at Southam, Ladbroke and Radbourne, Warwickshire, to Leofwine 'dux'.
Bibliography
1996
English Episcopal Acta XI-XII: XI, Exeter 1046-1184, and XII, Exeter 1186-1257, 2 vols. [numbered and paginated continuously], ed. Frank Barlow, Oxford: Oxford University Press for The British Academy, 1996, Vol. XI, pp. 13-15 No. 15 [ no. XV]
1994
Della Hooke, Pre-Conquest charter-bounds of Devon and Cornwall, Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1994, pp. 12 (list of 'Chief manuscripts'), 16, 20, 86, 117, 186, 193
Michael Lapidge, 'Surviving booklists from Anglo-Saxon England' [corrected version of article first published 1985], in Anglo-Saxon manuscripts: basic readings, ed. Mary p. Richards (Basic Readings in Anglo-Saxon England, vol. 2 = Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, vol. 1434), New York & London 1994, pp. 87-167, at p. 120
1993
David N. Dumville, English Caroline script and monastic history: studies in Benedictinism, A.D. 950-1030, Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1993, pp. 19, 135 [no. VII]
Margaret Laing, Catalogue of sources for a linguistic atlas of early medieval English, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1993, p. 132 [no. II b]
1991
John Blair, Early medieval Surrey: Landholding, Church and Settlement before 1300, Stroud: Alan Sutton Publishing and Surrey Archaeological Society, 1991, p. 166 (listing in Bibliography only) [no. 38]
1988
Sharon K. Elkins, Holy women of twelfth-century England, Chapel Hill & London: The University of North Carolina Press, 1988, pp. 185 n. 15; 220 (list of sources) [fol. 65]
1978
Elaine M. Drage, Bishop Leofric and the Exeter Cathedral Chapter 1050 - 1072: a reassessment of the manuscript evidence, D. Phil. thesis, Oxford University, submitted 1978, pp. 15, 24, 172, 221, 222, 258

Bodleian shelfmark: = MS. D. Phil. c. 2650

Shelfmark MS. Eng. hist. b. 119
Summary Catalogue no. 31347
Summary of contents Fragment of a copy of the articles of impeachment against the Duke of Suffolk in A.D. 1449-1450 (three leaves).
Language English
Origin English
Date 16th century, early
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 38

Shelfmark MS. Eng. hist. c. 10 (R)
Summary Catalogue no. 30462
Summary of contents Part of a roll containing public and private Acts of Parliament of Nov. 1487.
Language English
Origin English
Date soon after 1487
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 813

Shelfmark MS. Eng. hist. c. 30
Summary Catalogue no. 30124
Summary of contents A letter from Sir Edward Wotton, treasurer of Calais, to Lord Cobham, deputy general of the same town, about supplies, 23rd Nov. 1544.
Language English
Origin English
Date 1544
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 736

Shelfmark MS. Eng. hist. c. 34
Summary Catalogue no. 31647
Summary of contents Documents relating to Ireland, 1450 - 1728, collected c. 1800-1830
Language English and Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century - 18th century
Material parchment, paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 81

Shelfmark MS. Eng. hist. c. 36
Summary Catalogue no. 30479
Summary of contents Miscellaneous historical documents.
Language English
Origin English
Date c. 1515-1713
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 815

Shelfmark MS. Eng. hist. e. 49
Summary Catalogue no. 30481
Summary of contents Two leaves from King Alfred's English translation of Orosius, Historia adversus paganos.
Language Anglo-Saxon
Origin English
Date 11th century, first half
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 816
Bibliography
2001
Helmut Gneuss, Handlist of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts: a list of manuscripts and manuscript fragments written or owned in England up to 1100 (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 241), Tempe AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2001, no. 622

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Cat.
1994
Cited in more than one article in Anglo-Saxon manuscripts: basic readings, ed. Mary P. Richards (Basic Readings in Anglo-Saxon England, vol. 2 = Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, vol. 1434), New York & London 1994, pp. 42, 201 [= Gneuss no. 622]

Shelfmark MS. Eng. hist. e. 193 (R)
Summary of contents Thomas Gardiner, monk of Westminster, Pedigree of the kings of England to Henry VIII.
Language English
Origin English
Date 1542
Material parchment

Decoration
Good miniatures, borders, coats of arms. (P&A iii. 1186, pl. CXI)


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