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Microfilms of Medieval Manuscripts concerning Saints' Lives, Sermons and the Construction of Westminster Abbey

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Microfilms of manuscripts containing:
  1. a collection of metrical saints' lives in Anglo-Norman, early 14th century
  2. Sulcard, De prima constructione ecclesiae Westmonasterii etc. , 2nd half of the 13th century, from Westminster Abbey
  3. Osbert of Clare, Miracula S. Edmundi, early 13th century, from Bury St. Edmunds
  4. sermons by various authors, including Aeldred of Rievaulx, but mostly anon., English, last quarter of the 12th century. Given to the Abbey of Cluny by its English abbot, Hugh V (1199-1207) from Reading.

Dates

  • 20th cent. (originals 12th-14th cent.)

Extent

3 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

Latin, Middle English, and Old French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Film 2059].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Film 2059-2061

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13481

Biographical / Historical

Microfilms of medieval manuscripts concerning saints' lives, sermons and the construction of Westminster Abbey, 12th-14th century.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 2001.

Existence and Location of Copies

The originals are located as follows:
  1. MS. Film 2059 - London, British Library, Add. MS. 70513
  2. MS. Film 2060 - London, British Library, Cotton MS. Titus A. VIII.
  3. MS. Film 2061 - Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, nouv. acq. lat. 294.
Title
Microfilms of Medieval Manuscripts concerning Saints' Lives, Sermons and the Construction of Westminster Abbey
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Thomas
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom