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

Mary Swan and Owen Roberson

Oxford, Bodleian, Auct. F. 3. 6 (2666)

Oxford, Bodleian, Auct. F. 3. 6 (2666)

The Production and Use of English Manuscripts: 1060 to 1220

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English Manuscripts 1060 to 1220 |

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Inscription in Latin and OE

Date: s. xi2


Main text of the manuscript is a s. xi1 copy of Prudentius. Old English charms added at the same date. An inscription of s. xi2 records the gift of this manuscript to Exeter by Leofric. Ker identifies the hand of the inscription as ‘of Exeter type’ (1957, p. 355).

Manuscript Items:
  1. Item: fols 92v-98v, 124-25v

      Title (C.94.8): Gloss to Prudentius, Psychomachia

      Incipit: (fol. 92v) gewis

      Text Language: English


  2. Item: fol. iiv

      Title (B.27.3.29): Scribbles

      Incipit: (fol. iiv) scurfede hors

      Text Language: English


  3. Item: fol. ii

      Title (B. Prose Charm : Heading

      Rubric (initial): (fol. ii) wið þone dworh

      Text Language: English


  4. Item: fol. iiiv

      Title (B. Prose Charm: Heading

      Rubric (initial): (fol. iiiv) Gif men ierne blod of nebbe to swiðe

      Text Language: English


  5. Item: fol. iiiv

      Title (B.16.10.5): Exeter: Leofric Inscriptions

      Incipit: (fol. iiiv) Ɖas boc gef leofric biscop

      Explicit: (fol. iiiv) mid eallum deoflum

      Text Language: English


Administration Information: Bibliography:

Ker, N. R., Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957; repr. 1990), item 296

LUNA (http://bodley30.bodley.ox.ac.uk:8180/luna/servlet; accessed August 2010)