Will of Aethelgifu.

Author
Aethelgifu [Browse]
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Old English (ca. 450-1100)
Published/​Created
St. Albans : [ca. 990]
Description
1 leaf : parchment, 56 x 35 cm.

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Summary note
Manuscript will.
Notes
Origin: Written in England, probably at the Abbey of St. Albans, ca. 990.
Language note
Text in Anglo-Saxon.
Provenance
Provenance: Belonged to the Abbey of St. Albans in the 12th century; belonged to Sir Matthew Hale in the 17th century who probably received it from John Selden; acquired at Sotheby's, London, Dec. 10, 1969.
Cite as
Scheide Library, Princeton University. M 140.
Other format(s)
Photoreproduced facsimile version; Published as The Will of Aethelgifu : a tenth century Anglo-Saxon manuscript / translated and examined by Dorothy Whitelock, with a note on the document by Neil Ker, and analyses of the properties, livestock and chattels concerned by Lord Rennell. Oxford : Printed for presentation to the members of the Roxburghe Club by Oxford U.P., 1968.
OCLC
177446501
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