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An Old-English - English vocabulary, Written about A.D. 1550 by L. Nowell

MS. Selden Supra 63
Held at the Weston Library

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An Old-English - English vocabulary, by Laurence Nowell: beg. 'A, euermore. aa . Lind[isfarne]. Abbud, abbod, an abbotte'. Some notes are added by 'W[illiam] Lambarde . 1570'. See MS. Junius 26.


  • Creation: Written about A.D. 1550 by L. Nowell


187 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English, Old (ca.450-1100)
  • English


MS. Selden Supra 63


Old Selden mark = 63

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 3451

Custodial History

'W. L. ex Dono . L. Noellj auctoris . W. L. 1567'. It is stated to have been owned also by William Somner.

Manuscript 3466 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

On paper


8 3/8 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom