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Will of Aethelgifu.
Old English (ca. 450-1100)
St. Albans : [ca. 990]
1 leaf : parchment, 56 x 35 cm.
Manuscripts, English (Old)
Selden, John, 1584-1654
Hale, Matthew, 1609-1676
Scheide, William H. (William Hurd), 1914-2014
St. Albans Abbey
H.P. Kraus (Firm)
Getty AAT genre
Origin: Written in England, probably at the Abbey of St. Albans, ca. 990.
Text in Anglo-Saxon.
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.
Scheide Library, Princeton University. M 140.
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.
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