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This can be the 1st background of the publication in Britain from the Norman Conquest till the early 15th century. The twenty-six professional participants to this quantity talk about the manuscript publication from numerous angles: as actual item (manufacture, layout, writing and decoration); its goal and readership (books for monasteries, for the Church's liturgy, for straight forward and complex guide, for courtly entertainment); and because the car for certain types of textual content (history, sermons, clinical treatises, legislation and management, music). In all of this, the wider, altering social and cultural context is saved in brain, and so are a number of the connections with continental Europe. the amount encompasses a complete bibliography and eighty black and white plates.

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41 35 37 39 41 See below, ch. 307–8. 36 Cavanaugh 1980, pp. 595–6. Cavanaugh 1980, pp. 61–2. 38 Cavanaugh 1980, pp. 237–8. Cavanaugh 1980, p. 647. 40 Cavanaugh 1980, pp. 212–13. Cavanaugh 1980, pp. 778–9; on the breviary from Saint-Marcel see Rouse 2007. 14 Cambridge Histories Online © Cambridge University Press, 2008 Books and society She had a smaller Breviary which the queen had given her. This she bequeathed to her confessor. 42 We are in a rarified world. Several observations can be made about the evidence of fourteenth-century wills.

Xii), was given to the College by Andrew Mankswell, fellow, in 1459. Two more Malmesbury books of s. , ms. O. 5. 20, and Bodleian, Auct. ms. F. 3. 14, were lent to Roger Swineshead, monk of Glastonbury (possibly while he was at Oxford), and returned to the abbey after his death in 1365. The information on Oseney was supplied by the late Richard Hunt. 62 James, AL, pp. xlvii-xlviii; Pantin 1947–85, iv, pp. 156–61. 63 CBMLC, ii, pp. 541–2. 64 CBMLC, ii, pp. 153–4; a fault also committed by Ely, 1329, Westminster, 1369, Rochester, 1390 (CBMLC, ii, pp.

60 From about 1200 until well into the sixteenth century, a substantial proportion 51 52 54 55 56 57 58 59 Chartularium universitatis Parisiensis, i, pp. 33–4, no. 28. Materials Thomas Becket, i, p. 530. 53 Rouse and Rouse 2000, ii, pp. 11–142. William Southfleet ‘stacionarius’: Michael 1993, p. 87. The evidence painstakingly gathered below in ch. 8, although infinitely precious, is negligible in comparison with the vast documentation in the Rouses’ book, just cited. For references to this debate see Steveler and Tachau 1995, p.

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