Edited by Orietta Da Rold, Takako Kato, Mary Swan and Elaine Treharne

(University of Leicester, 2010; last update 2013)

http://www.le.ac.uk/ee/em1060to1220, ISBN 095323195X

The Production and Use of English Manuscripts 1060 to 1220

Takako Kato

London, British Library, Arundel 60

London, British Library, Arundel 60

The Production and Use of English Manuscripts: 1060 to 1220

© 2010-13 The Production and Use of

English Manuscripts 1060 to 1220 |

Ed. by ODR, TK, MS & ET, ISBN 095323195X |

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Continuous gloss, etc., to Arundel Psalter

Date: s. xi2; 1099; s. xii


The manuscript contains:

Items in Old English are listed below, under Manuscript Items.

Manuscript Items:

  1. Item: fols 13r-46r, 52v-119r

      Title (C.7.5): Gloss to Psalms

      Text Language: English

      Note: Gallican version of the psalms. Latin paraphrase of Ps. 50 (fols 46v-52r) is unglossed.


  2. Item: fols 119r-30r

      Title (C.7.5): Gloss to Canticles

      Addition: ic andette þe drihten (the first gloss)

      Addition: swa hwa swa wille (the last gloss)

      Text Language: English


  3. Item: fol. 149r

      Title (B. The Six Ages of the World

      Incipit: Her onginneð kyþan ymbe þises middangeardes | ylda

      Text Language: Both in Latin and Old English versions.

      Note: The period from the nativity 'oð nu to middan wintre kimð' is stated to be 1099 years (Ker 1957, p. 166).

      Date: s. xi2


  4. Item: fol. 149v

      Title (B.18.11): Lists of Kings, Saints, and Bishops; Bishops of Winchester

      Note: to Walkelin (1070-98).


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Object Description:

Form: Codex

Support: Parchment. The flyleaves are modern paper.

Extent: See Pulsiano 1994, p. 13.

Foliation and/or Pagination: Fols [i], 149, [i].


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