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Michael Staunton

, inverted commas will remain around this author’s name. [ 3 , 16 , 17 , 24 , 41 ] The Lansdowne Anonymous (Anonymous III) This is the name given to three distinct fragmentary tracts found in the Lansdowne MS 398 in the British Museum. The most interesting is the third, which provides an account not found elsewhere of the

in The lives of Thomas Becket
Rosemary Horrox

From a fifteenth-century compendium of medical and astrological texts, where it follows an English translation of John of Burgundy’s treatise. The Latin is corrupt in places and some of my readings are speculative. British Library, Sloane MS 965, fos. 143

in The Black Death
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Rosemary Horrox

of the disputation which follows. I have printed the original, followed by a prose paraphrase. British Library, Additional MS 37049 fo. 32v. Take hede un to my fygure here abowne And se how sumtyme I was fresche and gay Now turned to wormes mete and corrupcion Bot fowle erth and stynkyng slyme

in The Black Death
Janet L. Nelson

those regions. 21 The Northmen launched a major attack on the island of Britain, in that part which is largely inhabited by Anglo-Saxons. After a battle lasting three days, the Northmen emerged the winners: plundering, looting, slaughtering everywhere, they wielded power over the land at will. 22 Meanwhile the brothers, Lothar, Louis and Charles, after many mutual exchanges of

in The Annals of St-Bertin
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Simon MacLean

his source (Ado) did not specify which was which. Although the scaffolding of Book I was Bede’s, Regino was no slavish copier of the ‘Greater Chronicle’, omitting, for instance, almost all its material on events in Britain. At several points within the narrative itself we also glimpse Regino engaging critically with his sources, and even ‘correcting’ them. In his entry for AD 45–58 he showed his working by

in History and politics in late Carolingian and Ottonian Europe
Anthony Musson
and
Edward Powell

in Britain , ed. C. Stebbings (London, Hambledon Press, 1995), pp. 15–34. 23 See also 5.12 . 24 Ewcross wapentake. 25 In other words, the opportunity to place himself on

in Crime, Law and Society in the Later Middle Ages
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Andrew Brown
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Graeme Small

harassed in this way. 79 (b) George Chastelain on court weddings George Chastelain. Chronique. Les fragments du Livre IV révélés par l’Additional Manuscript 54156 de la British Library , ed. J.-C. Delclos (Paris, 1991), pp. 106–7 ( c . 1457). These two young men (Philippe de Croy

in Court and civic society in the Burgundian Low Countries c.1420–1530
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Chris Given-Wilson

-5. 12 J. Taylor, English Historical Literature in the Fourteenth Century ( 1987 ), 190-1. 13 The Whalley chronicle has never been printed; the manuscript is British Library Harleian MS. 3600. 14 See for example the exultant letters which

in Chronicles of the Revolution, 1397–1400
Chris Given-Wilson

200 archers, but this is a misprint. The figure given in both the manuscripts upon which the edition was based is 2000 (British Library MSS. Cotton Claudius B.ix, f. 296, and Cotton Tiberius C.ix, f. 27v). 9 The clergy agreed to the appointment of Sir Thomas Percy, steward of the royal household, as

in Chronicles of the Revolution, 1397–1400
Craig Taylor

Christians and the Church. See pages 19 to 20 above. 21 This is a paraphrase of a prophecy by Merlin reported in the History of the Kings of Britain by Geoffrey of Monmouth. In an earlier manuscript (Berne MS 25, which also contained the Ditié de Jehanne d’Arc ), the Latin text of this vague prophecy was loosely translated into French

in Joan of Arc