Manuscripts in the Additional Collection 10001-14000, British Library, London

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Boydell & Brewer Ltd, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 68 pages
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The great scholar and palaeographer Sir Frederic Madden (1801-73) was Keeper of Manuscripts at the British Museum (as it then was) when most of the items in this 'Handlist' were acquired. The manuscripts here represented, from the still expanding Additional collection, provide examples of almost every kind of Middle English prose composition. Many of the items in this 'Handlist' are well known, but some have been previously overlooked and a surprising number remain unedited.

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C53 Devout Meditation on the Goodness of
C73 Prayer to Christ
C293 The Pistle of Holy Susannah
C13 Sentence of Cursing
C 13 Note signed by Henry VI

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