Facsimiles of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts photozincographed by command of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. /
On the recommendation of the right honorable the master of the rolls by the Ordnance survey ; by Lieut. Gen. J. Cameron, Colonel A.C. Cooke, and Col. R.H. Stotherd ... With translations by W. Basevi Sanders. Published by authority of the lords commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury.
|Main Creator:||Great Britain. Ordnance Survey.|
|Language:||English, Old English|
|Published / Created:||
Southampton : Ordnance survey office, 1878-84.
The MSS. consist of charters, deeds, wills, reports of synodal transactions, and narratives concerning property during the reigns of the Anglo-Saxon, Danish and early Norman Kings, A.D. 681 to A.D. 1161. "They supply information which cannot be obtained from any other source, on the public and home life of our forefathers, and help us to trace the progress of their language for nearly three hundred years." The documents (125 in number) include the foundation charter of Westminster Abbey by Edward the Confessor, King Alfred's Will, the Testament of the Ealdorman Alfred, etc., etc. A transcript and translation are appended to each.
Physical description: 3 v. : ill ; 60 cm. (fol.)
|Call Number||View in||Collection||NLI Holdings|
|LB 94201 a 1||Main Reading Room||Large Book||Vol. II|
|LB 94201 a 1||Main Reading Room||Large Book||Vol. III|
|LB 94201 a 1||Main Reading Room||Large Book||Vol. I|