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Monastic Life in the Thirteenth-Century Gloucester, Luard, Rolls Series 57, 7 vols.

Lloyd, 4— This site was designed by Dr Paul Hayward. The calendar on folio vi rv of Corpus 26 also contains many feasts which seldom celebrated beyond the abbey and its dependencies, such as that of the Invention of St Oswine 10 Marchthat of the Invention of St Amphibalus and his Companions 25 June and that of the Natalis of St Oswine 20 August.

In its final form, it is a monumental work extending to seven tomes in the Rolls Series edition. Focused though it is on English history and the interests and reputation mahora St Albans Abbey, Chronica maiora is another example of the trend towards exhaustiveness.


The many marginal images, such as that for the wreck of the White Ship Corpus 26, fol. There are, likewise, similar repairs in Corpus 26, where the inserted leaves are now paged as folios 8r—10v, 16r—16v, 19r—19v, and r—v. Golding sedsThe Cloister and majroa World: Proceedings cchronica the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Conferenceed. Corpus 26 known as MS A has the text of Chronica maiora from Creation down to the end of the year xhronica Corpus 16 known as B has the text from to ; and the third volume, Royal It was built on the work of an earlier St Albans historian, Roger of Wendover d.

As well as continuing it down to the end of the s, Paris added much more material to earlier sections of this compilation.

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Among the many illustrated sections, the itinerary for a journey from London to the Holy Land on folios i—iv of Corpus vhronica comprises a particularly striking effort to present information in a diagrammatic form, although the leaves are much damaged.


In Corpus 16 various leaves have been lost: Writing History in the Middle Ages 4 York,pp. Please report any problems to p. The three books were used as the key witnesses for H.

Department of History, Lancaster University Disclaimer: The practice of using symbols or simplified images in the margin as visual cues for the reader seems to have been invented or introduced into England? Matthew Paris, Chronica majoraed. VII known as Rhas the remainder of the work —9 fols.

A superb illustrator as well as a fine writer, Matthew Paris cjronica.