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The Production and Use of English Manuscripts 1060 to 1220

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Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, 183

The Production and Use of English Manuscripts: 1060 to 1220

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English land grant added to a manuscript of Bede’s Latin prose and verse Lives of Cuthbert

Date: s. xi2

Summary:

English land grant of 1071-80. The main text was written in s. x1, and the manuscript was in Northumbria in the tenth century after its donation by Æthelstan to the Lindisfarne community at Chester-le-Street in 934 or 937. Old English addition made in Durham.

Manuscript Items:
  1. Item: fols 70-92

      Title (D.5): Latin-Old English Glossary [Bede's prose and verse lives of St. Cuthbert]

      Rubric (initial): (fol. 70r) Haec sunt quae in libello sequenti caraxata suntatquearchana

      Incipit: (fol. 70r) Tetricas obscuritates. lichinos grece.

      Explicit: (fol. 92v) sancticudberhti lindis arensis ae acxxe eposcopidominogratias. amen.

      Note: Nineteen glosses in an otherwise Latin glossary.

      Bibliography:

  2. Item: fol. 96v

      Title (B.16.8.4): Congregation of St Cuthbert: List of Plate

      Incipit: (fol. 96v) Tea. calices.ondsex. disces.ondtwoegentig bleod.

      Explicit: (fol. 96v) ondðrea un rinade

      Note: A list of chalices, bowls etc.

      Bibliography:

  3. Item: fol. 96v

      Title (B.16.8.2): Congregation of St Cuthbert: Grants

      Incipit: (fol. 96v) Walchear bisceop ond Eal sancte Cuðberhtes hyred Sealdan ealdgyðe þæt land æt ðornhlawa

      Explicit: (fol. 96v) ondeac he lænde hyreþætland æt ƿinde gatum ealle ða hƿile þe hyre þearf byð

      Note: The contemporary record of a grant of land by Walcher, bishop of Durham 10701-80 and the congregation of St. Cuthbert.

      Bibliography:

Administration Information: Bibliography:

Craster, Herbert Henry Edmund, 'Some Anglo-Saxon Records of the See of Durham', Archaeologia Æliana, 4.1 (1925), 189

Jaager, W., 'Age. Glossen zur Vita Cuthberti', Beträge zur Geschichte der deutschen Sprache und Literatur, 60 (1936), 380

Ker, N. R., Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957; repr. 1990), item 42

Meritt, Herbert Dean, Old English Glosses, The Modern Language Association of America, General Series, xvi (New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1945)

Robertson, A. J, Anglo-Saxon Charters, 2nd edn (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1939)