Binding: Olive paper case with "Middle Hill boards," bound by George Bretherton of Gloucester who worked for Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1848-51.
Written by two scribes. There are at present 38 leaves surviving from the original manuscript: 28 folios in the Beinecke Library (MSS 401 and 401A). Manuscript on parchment of portions of Saint Aldhelm, De laude virginitatis, copied probably in Canterbury or Worcester. With glosses in Anglo-Saxon added between 950 and 1000, which may be of Kentish origin.
Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern) English literature--Old English, ca. 450-1100 Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
English, Old (ca.450-1100) Latin
Archives or Manuscripts
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Beinecke MS 401
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 401. Aldhelm, De Laude Virginitatis. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 32
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