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MS. 75 Dictionary of Notable Anglo-Saxon and Norman Persons

(old shelfmark **A.75)

Language:English, with Latin
Date:19th / 20th c., pre 1952
Material:Paper (factory made)
Physical Description:628 pages, (paginated i, 1 – 626, ii) 288 x 215 (ca. 260 x 105) mm, 2 columns, ca. 18 – 26 lines, pages folded to form columns; col. 2  frequently comprised of separate pieces of paper stuck to the page
Incipit:(p. 16) Adelaide: Daughter of the Conqueror
2o folio:(p. 20; p. 18 blank) Adela: She was still
Explicit:(p. 610) Oct. & Nov. 1095. He marched against them & is defeated
Contents:pp. 16 – 478, Dictionary of Notable Anglo-Saxon and Norman Persons; pp. 494 – 610, Notes on miscellaneous figures in Anglo-Saxon, Norman and Anglo-Norman history
Provenance:FrederickHarold Sunderland (d. 1952 or later) of Howden, E. Riding, Yorks. (‘This Book was given to me by my worthy Antiquarian friend F. H. Sunderland Esquire of Howden, East Riding, in the County of York., xxii viii lii’, note by Larman, p. 2); George Edward Larman (1895 – 1961); his bequest, 1961
Binding:20th c., half brown leather and brown canvas over paste boards, red and yellow endbands
Notes:One main hand throughout, but with some notes in a second hand. Many entries are on other paper stuck into the MS; almost all the text is in the outer columns. Pp. 490 – 553 are smaller leaves mounted on guards and bound into MS. Loose leaves of notes kept between pp. 77 - 78, 89 - 90, 219 – 220, 227 – 228, 357 – 358. Larman was a student at Trinity Hall 1914 – 1918.

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