By Peter Clemoes
The contents of this primary quantity typify the diversity of pursuits that would be coated through the sequence. the themes taken care of contain the 1st centuries of Christianity in East Anglia; geographical wisdom in King Alfred’s courtroom; the half performed through Bishop ?thelwold’s college at Winchester within the interval of tenth-century monastic reform in standardizing the vernacular and in learning and composing Latin poetry; allegory in outdated English literature; where of beginning of the publication of Kells; the resource of a fourteenth-century Icelandic saga writer’s photo of Edward the Confessor; the rules of the trendy examine of pre-Conquest structure; and the modern country of our wisdom of the Anglo-Saxon residence. there's additionally a bibliography which lists all books, articles and experiences released within the box in the course of 1971, and that's persisted every year within the sequence.
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Bisi. In Bede and all lists; consecrated by Archbishop Theodore; attended council of Hertford on 24 September 672 (called 673 by Bede); the see divided in his lifetime, because of his ill-health, and iEcci and Beaduwine consecrated (Bede). The see of'' Dommoc' after the division iEcci. 3 iEscwulf. In all lists. Eardred. 4 Cuthwine. > Aldberht. In Bede and all lists; was holding the see in 731 (Bede). Ecglaf. In all lists, interlined in Vespasian B. 6 ' A Crowland forgery, BCS 409, allegedly of 833, which calls Hunberht Helm' episcopus and Wilred Dommoceruis episcopus, may have used FW's lists.
T. Hearne (Oxford, 1723) Ker, Catalogue N. R. Ker, Catalogue of Manuscripts containing AngloSaxon (Oxford, 1957) Memorials Memorials of Saint Dunstan, ed. W. Stubbs, RS (1874) Page, EpUsts 'Anglo-Saxon Episcopal Lists', Nottingham Med. Stud. 965)» 7 J -95 an( * 10 (1966), 2-24 Robinson, Saxon Bishops J. Armitage Robinson, The Saxon Bishops of Wells, British Academy Supplemental Papers 4 (1918) Robinson, St Oswald J. Armitage Robinson, St Oswald and the Church of Worcester, British Academy Supplemental Papers 5 Sawyer Stenton, Abingdon Stenton, A-S England Stenton, EHR Stubbs Textus Roffensis P.
FW, 1, 233. 4 GP, pp. 147-8. See K. Sisam, 'Anglo-Saxon Royal Genealogies', Proc. of the Brit. Acad. 39 (1953), 289, 291, 308-9, 323-4 and 328; and, for the episcopal lists in this manuscript and in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College 183 and BM Cotton Tiberius B. v, see R. I. Page, 'Anglo-Saxon Episcopal Lists', Nottingham MeJ. Stud. 9 (1965), 71-95 and 10 (1966), 2-17. Dorothy Whitelock lists that these names have been added to the wrong columns; moreover, the Vespasian manuscript lacks two names, Sibba and Hunferth, before Hunberht.