Bibliography of Anglo-Norman Primary Sources

An annotated bibliography, organized alphabetically per AND siglum/abbreviation, of all known Anglo-Norman primary sources available to the AND. Press on a letter to view the sources beginning with the letter.

References are given to Ruth J. Dean and Maureen B.M Boulton, Anglo-Norman Literature: A Guide to Texts and Manuscripts, ANTS Occasional Publications Series 3, London, 1999, and links to the DEAF open on the Complément bibliographique of the Dictionnaire Étymologique de l'Ancien Français website.

Baga Secretis

A-N documents relating to the use of the coroner’s bag in the Eyre
L. W. Vernon Harcourt, ‘The Baga de Secretis’, English Historical Review 23 (1908), 508-29 (esp. pp. 510-11).
s.xiv1
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Balance Sheet

A-N documents from The National Archives, Exchequer Accounts
T. F. Tout and Dorothy M. Broome, ‘A National Balance Sheet for 1362-63, with Documents Subsidiary Thereto’, English Historical Review 39 (1924), 404-19.
1359-64
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Details: Similar material in Harriss.

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Balsham

Adam of Balsham’s Ars disserendi (Dialecta Alexandri)
IN: Laurentius Minio-Paluello, Twelfth-Century Logic: Texts and Studies, vol. 1, Rome, 1956, pp. 1-68.
1132
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Vernacular elements in a Latin text.

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Bamff Charters

A-N material in the Bamff Charters
James H. Ramsay, Bamff Charters A.D. 1232-1703, with Introduction, Bibliographical Summary and Notes, Oxford, 1915.
s.xiii-xv
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Barbers

Barber-Surgeons Company Charter and Ordinance Book 1387-1681
MS: The Worshipful Company of Barbers of the City of London MS A/6/2 (formerly Guildhall MS 5281).
1387-1681 (MS compiled 1654-81)
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Transcriptions provided by Lisa Jefferson.

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Barge Ed III

Inventory of a barge provided by the City of London (Guildhall Letter Book G)
Alan Moore, ‘A Barge of Edward III’, Mariner’s Mirror 6 (1920), 229-42.
1373
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Included as a source in Sandahl Sea.

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Baron Opposition

A-N documents from The National Archives
IN: James Conway Davies, The Baronial Opposition to Edward II: Its Character and Policy, second edition, London, 1967, appendix pp. 545-99.
1307-27
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Barton1

Donait françois pur briefment entroduyr les Anglois en la droit language du Paris et de païs la d’entour, fait aus despenses de Johan Barton par pluseurs bons clercs du language avandite (Oxford, All Souls College, 182)
IN: Thomas Städtler, Zu den Anfängen der französischen Grammatiksprache, Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie 223, Tübingen, 1988, pp. 128-37.
c.1400; s.xv1 (MS)
DEAF: DonatOxfS
Dean: 290
Notes: Previously published in Anleitungsschriften (V).
For the prologue, see also Vernac Lit (VIIe).

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Barton2

Donait françois pur briefment entroduyr les Anglois en la droit language du Paris et de païs la d’entour, fait aus despenses de Johan Barton par pluseurs bons clercs du language avandite (Oxford, All Souls College, 182)
Bernard Colombat, John Barton: ‘Donait françois’, Classiques Garnier, Paris, 2014.
c.1400; s.xv1 (MS)
DEAF: DonatOxfC
Dean: 290
Notes: Provides a facsimile of the manuscript, diplomatic transcription, critical edition and translation into Modern French.

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Battle St. Albans

Two A-N documents
C. A. J. Armstrong, 'Politics and the Battle of St. Albans, 1455', Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research 33 (1960), 1-72 (pp. 63-67).
1455
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Details: Dijon, Archives de la Côte d’Or, B.11942 and College of Arms, Arundel 48.

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Beaumaris

A-N and Latin document on the state of Beaumaris castle
IN: ‘Will of the Rev. Philip Lewis, M.A.’, Archaeologia Cambrensis 2 (1871), iv-xvi (pp. xi-xiii).
s.xiv1
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Other documents in the article are post-medieval.

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Becket1

Life of St. Thomas Becket, by Guernes de Pont-Sainte-Maxence
Emmanuel Walberg, La Vie de saint Thomas Becket le Martyr par Guernes de Pont-Sainte-Maxence, Poème historique du XIIe siècle, CFMA 77, Paris, 1936.
1171-74; c.1200 (base MS)
DEAF: SThomGuernW1; SThomGuernW2
Dean: 508
Details: Condensed version of Emmanuel Walberg, La vie de saint Thomas le martyr par Guernes de Pont-Sainte-Maxence, (Skrifter utgivna av Kungl. Hum. Vetenskapssamfundet i Lund 5, Lund, 1922. Additional variants are provided from this edition.
Based on Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibl., Aug 4?, 34.6 (i.e. MS ‘B’, c.1200), with corrections from BL, Harley 270 (i.e. MS ‘H’, s.xii4/4). Variants from Paris, BN, nouv. acq. franç. 13513 (i.e. MS ‘P’, s.xiii1); BL, Add. 70153 (i.e. MS ‘W’, s.xivin); BL, Addit. 59616 (i.e. MS ‘C’, s.xiiiex); and BL, Cotton Domitian XI (i.e. MS ‘D’, s.xiv2/4).
Notes: For the epilogues of MS (P), see Vernac Lit (XI).

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Becket2

Fragment of Life of St. Thomas Becket by Guernes de Pont-Sainte-Maxence (London, Society of Antiquaries, 716)
Ian Short, ‘An Early Draft of Guernes’ Vie de saint Thomas Becket’, Medium Ævum 46 (1977), 20-34.
1171-74; s.xii3/4 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 508

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Becket3

Excerpts from the Life of St. Thomas Becket by Guernes de Pont-Sainte-Maxence (Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawlinson C.641)
IN: Edmund Stengel, ‘Handschriftliches aus Oxford’, Zeitschrift für französische Sprache und Literatur 14 (1892), 127-60 (pp. 141-46).
1171-74; s.xii4/4 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 508
Notes: Corresponds with Becket1 ll. 2390-2555, 1401-10 and 751-70.

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Bedford Inventories

Inventories of the possessions of John, Duke of Bedford
Jenny Stratford, The Bedford Inventories: The Worldly Goods of John, Duke of Bedford, Regent of France (1389-1435), London, 1993.
c.1430-50
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Details: Inventory ‘B’ is taken from TNA E154/1/33 (pp. 184-214) and Inventory ‘C’ from TNA E154/1/39. Inventory ‘A’ does not contain A-N.
There are further A-N documents in the appendices (pp. 374-403).
Notes: B1-B153: 1433 / B154-B209: 1433-34 / C1-C40: 1428-32 / C215-C230: 1443-45 / C233-C254: c.1433-34 / C255-C263: c.1432.

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Bedford Ordinance

A-N instructions sent by John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford, brother of Henry VI and Regent of France, to his English army
Richard A. Newhall, 'Bedford's Ordinance on the Watch of September 1428', English Historical Review 50 (1935), 36-60.
1424-41
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Bekynton Journal

A-N documents in the journal of Thomas Bekynton to Bordeaux
IN: George Williams, Memorials of the Reign of King Henry VI: Official Correspondence of Thomas Bekynton, Secretary to King Henry VI, and Bishop of Bath and Wells, Edited from a Manuscript in the Archiepiscopal Library at Lambeth, with an Appendix of Illustrative Documents, 2 vols, Rolls Series 56, London, 1872, vol. 2, pp. 177-248.
1442 (A-N documents)
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Bele Aliz

A-N lyric
IN: Tony Hunt, ‘De la Chanson au sermon: Bele Aalis et Sur la rive de la mer’, Romania 104 (1983), 433-56 (pp. 441 and 551).

(I) MS ‘A’; BL, Arundel 292; s.xiiim (p. 441).
(II) MS ‘C’; Cambridge, Gonville and Caius College, 136 (76); s.xiiiex (p. 441).
(III) MS ‘T’; Cambridge, Trinity College, B.14.39 (323); s.xiii3/4 (p. 441).
(IV) MS ‘L’; London, Lambeth Palace, 71; s.xiii2 (p. 451).

s.xiii (MSS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 130
Notes: Also provides Continental redactions of the lyric.

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Berakhyah

A-N words in Berkahyah Ben Natronai ha-Nakdan’s On the Virtue of the Stones
Gerrit Bos and Julia Zwink, Berakhyah Ben Natronai ha-Nakdan, 'Sefer Ko'ah ha-Avanim (On the Virtue of the Stones)', Hebrew Text and English Translation, with a Lexicological Analysis of the Romance Terminology and Source Study, Études sur le Judaïsme Médiéval 40, Leiden, 2010.
s.xii2; xiv (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Berkeley Ransom

A-N receipt for an instalment of the ransom, of Sir John Berkeley
Irvine Gray, 'Notes: A Berkeley Ransom', Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society 87 (1969), 213-15.
1372
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Best1

Bestiary, by Philippe de Thaon
E. Walberg, Le Bestiaire de Philippe de Thaün, Lund and Paris, 1900.
1121-35
DEAF: PhThBestWa
Dean: 347
Details: Critical edition based on BL, Cotton Nero A.V (i.e. MS ‘L’, s.xii3/3), Oxford, Merton College, 249 (i.e. MS ‘O’, s.xiii1) and the Continental copy in Copenhagen, Kongelige Bibl., Gamle Kungl. Saml. 8* 3466 (i.e. MS ‘C’, c.1300). Original MS readings are provided in the footnotes.
Also includes the intercalated dedication to Queen Alienor of Aquitaine following the prologue in MS ‘O’ (pp. vii-ix).

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Best2

Bestiary, by Philippe de Thaon (BL, Cotton Nero A.V)
IN: Luigina Morini, Bestiari medievali, Turin, 1996, pp. 103-285.
1121-35; s.xii3/3 (MS)
DEAF: PhThBestM
Dean: 347
Notes: Uses the same base MS as Best1 but with fewer corrections. Variant or rejected readings have not been provided.

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Best ants

Bestiary, by Philippe de Thaon (BL, Cotton Nero A.V)
Ian Short, Philippe de Thaon, ‘Bestiaire’ (MS BL Cotton Nero A.V), ANTS Plain Text Series 20, Oxford, 2018.
1121-35; s.xii3/3 (MS)
DEAF: PhThBestSh
Dean: 347
Notes: Provides selected variant MS readings from Best1, as well as original manuscript readings in the footnotes.

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Best guill

Le Bestiaire divin by Guillaume le clerc de Normandie
Robert Reinsch, Le Bestiaire: Das Thierbuch des normannischen Dichters Guillaume le Clerc, zum ersten Male vollständig nach den Handschriften von London, Paris und Berlin, mit Einleitung und Glossar, Leipzig, 1890.
1210-11; s.xiiim (MS)
DEAF: BestGuillR
Dean: 702
Details: Based on BL, Egerton 613, with original manuscript readings and variants.
Notes: Anglo-Norman features have been removed from main text, so AND uses rejected readings.
For the prologue and extracts, see also Vernac Lit (XVII) and Rom 32 (O.2.14) (III).

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Bettisffeld Prayers

Fragments of two A-N prayers in verse
MS: Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Bettisffeld 18.
xiv1 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 890; 944
Details: Two fragments of a lost manuscript or roll.
Notes: Transcription provided by Geert De Wilde and Jennifer Gabel.

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Beverley

Two A-N documents
Arthur F. Leach, Beverley Town Documents, Selden Society 14, London, 1900.

(I) A-N Laws of the Weavers and Fullers, c.1209 (pp. 134-35); Dean: —.
(II) A-N Indenture between Archbishop Alexander Neville and Beverley, 1279 (pp. 135-36); Dean: —.

c.1209, 1279 (A-N documents)
DEAF: LeachBeverley
Notes: Further material in this edition is in Latin.

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BIBB ANTS

Tretiz de langage, by Walter of Bibbesworth (Cambridge, University Library Gg.1.1; i.e. MS ‘G’)
William Rothwell, Walter of Bibbesworth: Le Tretiz, ANTS Plain Texts Series 6, 1990.
c.1250; 1307-25 (MS)
DEAF: BibbR
Dean: 285
Notes: For an edition of variant MS Cambridge, Trinity College B.14.40, see Man lang ants 67-79.
Replaced in AND2 by bibb roth (G).

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bibb MS

Tretiz de langage, by Walter of Bibbesworth
MS ‘P’: Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, 450 (s.xiv1)
MS ‘T’: Cambridge, Trinity College, O.2.21 (s.xivin)
MS ‘G’: ‘Cambridge, University Library, Gg.1.1 (1307-25)
MS ‘C’: BL, addit. 46919 (s.xivin)
MS ‘A’: BL, Arundel 220 (s.xiv ¼)
MS ‘V’: BL, Cotton Vespasian A.VI (s.xivm)
MS ‘4’: BL, Harley 490 (s.xiv2)
MS ‘7’: BL Harley 740 (s.xivm)
MS ‘R’:  BL, Royal 13 A.IV (s.xivin)
MS ‘5’: BL, Sloane 513 (s.xiv¼)
MS ‘8’: BL, Sloane 809 (c.1300)
MS ‘O’: Oxford, All Souls College, 182 (s.xv1)
MS ‘S’: Oxford, Bodleian Library, Selden Supra 74 (s.xiv1)
MS ‘B’: Paris, BN, nouv. acq. lat. 699 (s.xv1)
c.1250
DEAF: BibbO
Dean: 285
Notes: Transcriptions provided by William Rothwell.

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BIBB owen

Tretiz de langage, by Walter of Bibbesworth (Cambridge, University Library Gg.1.1; i.e. MS ‘G’)
Annie Owen, Le Traité de Walter de Bibbesworth sur la langue française, Paris, 1929.
c.1250; 1307-25 (base MS)
DEAF: BibbO
Dean: 285
Details: Based on Cambridge, University Library Gg.1.1 (i.e. MS ‘G’), with selected variant readings to most other MSS (see bibb MS).
Notes: Previously bibb.

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BIBB ROTH (G)

Tretiz de langage, by Walter of Bibbesworth (Cambridge, University Library Gg.1.1)
IN: William Rothwell, Walter de Bibbesworth: Le Tretiz, Aberystwyth, 2009, pp. 1-52.
c.1250, 1307-25 (MS)
DEAF: BibbR2
Dean: 285
Notes: Same MS as published in bibb ants

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BIBB ROTH (T)

Tretiz de langage, by Walter of Bibbesworth (Cambridge, Trinity College 0.2.21)
IN: William Rothwell, Walter de Bibbesworth: Le Tretiz, Aberystwyth, 2009, pp. 53-94.
c.1250, s.xivin (MS)
DEAF: BibbR2
Dean: 285

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BIBB ROTH Poems

Two poems by Walter of Bibbesworth in BL Add. 46919
IN: William Rothwell, Walter de Bibbesworth: Le Tretiz, Aberystwyth, 2009, pp. 99-109.

(I) Prayer to the Virgin (pp. 99-102); Dean: 799.
(II) De Bone Femme la Bounté (pp. 103-09); Dean: 199.

c.1330 (MS)
DEAF: BibbR2
Notes: (II) was previously ascribed to Nicholas Bozon; see boz Bonté.
Excerpts of both poems were previously published in Rom 13 (XLII) and (XLIII).

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Bibl Schoen


MS: Bibliotheca Schoenbergensis MS 61, f. 214v.
Notes: This siglum, used in the print edition of AND2 together with MS references, has now been superseded by Feast Menus and corresponding references to that edition.

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Bible hackett

A-N Bible stories
MSS: Paris, BN franç. 1 (i.e. MS ‘A’, s.xiv2)
Paris, BN franç. 9562 (i.e. MS ‘B’, s.xiv2)
BL, Addit. 54325 (i.e. MS ‘C’, s.xivin)
BL, Royal 1.C.III (i.e. MS ‘D’, s.xiv1; s.xivm (MS)), cf. Bible Royal
DEAF: BibleAgn
Dean: 469; 470
Notes: Transcription by Elizabeth Ratcliff Hackett.
Previously listed separately as Daniel (fols. 282rb-290rb), David (fols. 161va-183ra + 185ra-186va), Eccles (fols. 196vb-199rb), Exodus, Isaiah (219va-231vb)Judges, and Ruth. Unfortunately the MS sigla were not indicated in the references.
For the sections on the Acts of the Apostles, see Actes; for an alternative MS of MS ‘A’, see Bible Royal.
For a partial edition of Ruth, see Ruth ANB.

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Bible Harley

A-N Bible stories (from Genesis, Exodus and Numbers)
MS: BL, Harley 2253, ff. 92v-105r.
c.1335 (text and MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 463
Notes: Transcription provided by Geert De Wilde.
Replaced by Harley Complete (XXIII)
See also Alan D. Wilshere, ‘The Anglo-Norman Bible Stories in MS. Harley 2253’, Forum for Modern Language Studies 24 (1988), 78-89.

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Bible Holkham

Holkham Bible (BL, Add. 47682, olim Holkham 666)
Frederick P. Pickering, The Anglo-Norman Text of the Holkham Bible Picture Book, ANTS 23, Oxford, 1971.
c.1325 (text and MS)
DEAF: BibleHolkP
Dean: 472
Notes: Previously Bible1.

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Bible Royal

Anglo-Norman Bible
MS: London, BL, Royal 1.C.III, ff. 6ra-315vb.
s.xiv1; xivm
DEAF: BibleAgn
Dean: 469
Notes: Previously Bible2.
Introduced by S Jer. For an alternative MS, see MS ‘A’ in Actes and Bible hackett.  
For a partial edition of Ruth, see Ruth ANB.

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Bidding Prayers

Ten A-N prose prayers (Cambridge, University Library, Hh.6.11)
Keith V. Sinclair, ‘Anglo-Norman Bidding Prayers from Ramsey Abbey’, Mediaeval Studies 42 (1980), 454-62.
s.xiii3/3 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 655

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Bien chanter

Bien deust chanter: A-N song to the BVM (BL, Arundel 248)
Paul Meyer, ‘Chanson en l’honneur de la vierge’, Bulletin de la société des anciens textes français 7 (1881), 39-40.
c.1300 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 802
Notes: The song is a contrafactum of a love song by Blondel de Nesle.

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Bills Eyre


C. H. J. Topping, A comparative Study of the Language of the Anglo-Norman Bills of Eyre and Similar Documents of the Channel Islands, Gloucestershire, London, and a Northern Ara (Lancashire), with the Text of the Documents Studied, unpublished Ph.D. thesis, London, 1934.
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Black Death Lancashire

A-N document from The National Archives
A. G. Little, ‘The Black Death in Lancashire’, English Historical Review 5 (1890), 524-30.
1349-50
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Black Prince Reg

A-N material in the four registers relating to the management of the estates and household of Edward the Black Prince (The National Archives)
Register of Edward the Black Prince, Preserved in the Public Record Office, Prepared under the Superintendence of the Deputy Keeper of the Records, 4 vols, London, 1930-33.
1346-65
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: This edition provides a calendar (in Modern English) only, which incorporates brief sections of the original Anglo-Norman text.

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Black Prince Test

Testament of the Black Prince
IN: Joseph Moisant, Le Prince Noir en Aquitaine, 1355-56 – 1362-70, Paris, 1894, pp. 225-32.
1376
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Previously Black Prince.

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Black Prince Tomb

A-N inscription on the tomb of Edward the Black Prince (Canterbury Cathedral)
Correspondence, Archaeologia Cambrensis, 3rd series 1, London, 1855, p. 143.
1376
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Blancheflour

La Geste de Blancheflour et Florence, a.k.a. Jugement d’amour or Le Débat du clerc et du chevalier
IN: Paul Meyer, ‘Notice du ms. 25970 de la bibliothèque Phillipps’, Romania 37 (1908), 209-35 (pp. 224-34).
s.xiii2; xivm
DEAF: JugAmBlM
Dean: 216
Details: Princeton, University Library, Taylor Medieval MS 12.
Notes: Previously Bl et Fl.

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Blk Bk Adm

A-N in the Liber niger admiralitatis
Travers Twiss, Black Book of the Admiralty, 4 vols, Rolls Series, London, 1871-76, vol. 1, pp. 1-344.

(I) Old Rules for the Lord Admiral; c.1340 (pp. 1-23).
(II) Instructions for the Lord Admiral during wartime; c.1340 (pp. 24-39).
(III) Orders about Matters belonging to the Admiralty; c.1365 (pp. 40-87).
(IV) A-N version of the Laws of Oleron; c.1365 (pp. 88-131).
(V) An Inquisition Taken at Quinborough; s.xiv4/4 (pp. 132-77).
(VI) Safe-conduct from Louis XI, King of France; 1463 (pp. 276-78).
(VII) The Order of Battel in the Court of Chivalry (BL, Lansdowne 285); s.xvm (MS) (pp. 300-29).
(VIII) De materia duelli in Latin and French; s.xvm (MS) (pp. 330-40).
(IX) Various documents in Latin, A-N and M.E.; s.xvm (MS) (pp. 347-472).

DEAF: BlackBookT
Dean: —
Details: Critical edition, collating BL, Cotton Vespasian B.XXII (i.e. MS ‘V’, s.xv1); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Arch. Seld. B.27 (i.e. MS ‘S’, c.1430-40); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 462 (i.e. MS ‘B’, s.xivin); and Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawlinson B.356 (i.e. MS ‘R’, s.xivin).
Notes: Previously Blk Bk.
For volume 2, see Dom Gip.
The edition provides a reconstruction of a lost MS. When this MS was found again, corrections were published in Vol. 4
Some material is also available in Shipmaster.

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Blk Bk Ston

The Black Book of Southampton
Anne Beatrice Wallis Chapman, The Black Book of Southampton, 3 vols, Southampton, 1912-15.
1482 (pp. 6-12) and 1406 (pp. 98-100)
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Contains predominantly Latin material, with A-N documents only in vol. 1, pp. 6-12 and 98-100.

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Bodleian Music

Two A-N love songs in Oxford, Bodleian Library, e Musaeo 7 (3568)
IN: John Stainer, Early Bodleian Music: Sacred and Secular Songs Together with Other MS. Compositions in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, Ranging from about A. D. 1185 to about A. D. 1505, 2 vols, London, 1901.

(I) Doucement me reconforte (vol. 1, pp. xviii-xix and vol. 2, pp. 32-36); Dean: 108.
(II) Parfundement plure Absolon (vol. 1, pp. xviii-xix and vol. 2, pp. 36-40); Dean: 112.

c.1400 (MS)
DEAF: —
Notes: Volume 1 provides a facsimile and volume 2 the transcription of the text.

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Boeve

Boeve de Haumtone
Albert Stimming, Der anglonormannische Boeve de Haumtone, Bibliotheca Normannica 7, Halle, 1899.
s.xiiiin
DEAF: BueveAgnS
Dean: 153
Details: Parallel edition of Paris, BN, nouv. acq. franç. 1532 (i.e. MS ‘B’, c.1300) which breaks off at l. 1268, and Leuven, Univ. Bibl. G170 (i.e. MS ‘D’, xiii2) which lacks ll. 1-911 and 1082-1189. The only overlap is in ll. 912-1081 and 1190-1268. The critical apparatus provides original MS readings.
Notes: For a Modern French translation, see Jean-Pierre Martin, Beuve de Hamptome: chanson de geste anglo-normande de la fin du XIIe siècle, Champion Classiques 38, Paris: Champion, 2014.

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Bolton Cartul

A-N material in the Coucher Book of Bolton Priory
Katrina J. Legg, The Lost Cartulary of Bolton Priory: An Edition of the Coucher Book and Charters, Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Woodbridge, 2009.
s.xiiiex-xivin (A-N documents)
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Bon Vin

Le Dit du bon vin
IN: Paul Meyer ‘De l’allitération en roman de France’, Romania 11 (1882), 572-79 (pp. 574-75).
s.xivm (MS 'A') and s.xiv1 (MS 'B')
DEAF: DeVinoLM; DeVinoRM
Dean: 210
Details: BL, Lansdowne 397 (i.e. MS ‘A’, s.xivm) and BL, Royal 12D.XI (i.e. MS ‘B’, s.xiv1).
Notes: Previously Rom 11.

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Bonne Avent Quest

Fortune-Telling Questions (BL, Royal 12 C.XII, ff. 94ra-98rb)
Louis Brandin, ‘Un livre de bonne aventure anglo-français’, in Mélanges de Philologie et d’Histoire offerts à M. Antoine Thomas, Paris, 1927, pp. 51-60.
c.1300; c.1335 (MS)
DEAF: LBonneAvSiB
Dean: 224
Notes: Previously Bonne Avent1.

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Bonne Avent Tract

Rhymed Fortune-Telling Tract (BL, Royal 12 C.XII, ff. 98rb-105rb)
Louis Brandin, ‘Un livre de bonne aventure anglo-français en vers’, in Mélanges de Linguistique et de Littérature offerts à M. Alfred Jeanroy, Paris, 1928, pp. 639-55.
s.xiiim; c.1335 (MS)
DEAF: LbonneAvParB
Dean: 225
Notes: Previously Bonne Avent2.

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Bonté

La Bonté des femmes
Duplicate siglum for Rom 15 (Gg.1.1) (XIX).

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Bonté batt

Anonymous La Bonté des femmes
Davide Battagliola, ‘Processo alle donne: considerazioni lessicali, tematiche e filologiche sulla Bounté des femmes anglo-normanna (fine XIII secolo)’, Romania 135 (2017), 32-64.
s.xiiiex
DEAF: BontéFem
Dean: 198
Details: Cambridge St John’s G.5 (i.e. MS ‘J’; s.xv) and Cambridge University Library Gg.1.1 (i.e. MS ‘U’; s.xiv1/4).
Notes: For a separate edition of MS 'U', see also Rom 15 (Gg.1.1) (XIX).

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Books Privately Owned

A-N inventory material (mainly from The National Archives)
Susan H. Cavanaugh, A Study of Books Privately Owned in England 1300-1450, unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of Pennsylvania, 1980.
1300-1450
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: A-N on pp. 154-55, 212-13, 235, 279-80, 460-61, 472 and 901-02.

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Bor Chart


Adolphus Ballard and James Tait, British Borough Charters 1216-1307, Cambridge, 1923.
1216-1307
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Contains mainly Latin material, with A-N on pp. 39, 51, 59, 67, 80-81, 96-97, 114-15, 126, 177, 200-02, 204-10, 212, 231-32, 234-67, 335, 344-45, 368 and 370.

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Bor Cust


Mary Bateson, Borough Customs, 2 vols, Selden Society 18 and 21, London, 1904 and 1906.
s.xii-s.xv
DEAF: BatesonBor
Dean: —
Notes: Contains Latin and A-N material, and various mixed-language documents.

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Boroughbridge

A-N judgement in BL, Cotton Cleopatra D.IX
George L. Haskins, 'Judicial Proceedings against a Traitor after Boroughbridge, 1322', Speculum 4 (1934) 509-11.
1322
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Bortreming

A-N headings of the Visus de Bortreming in the Album Registrum Vestiarii, a.k.a. Registrum Pyncebek (Cambridge, University Library, Ee.3.60)
Helen M. Cam, ‘Visus de Bortreming’, English Historical Review 38 (1923), 244-47.
1333-35
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Details: Provides variant readings from BL, Harley 3977.

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Bot Gloss

Botanical synonyma in Latin, A-N, M.E. and some Irish in BL Addit. 15236 (ff. 2r-22r)
Tony Hunt, ‘The Botanical Glossaries in MS London BL Add. 15236’, Pluteus 4 (1986), 101-50.
c.1300 (MS)
DEAF: GlAbsinthH
Dean: 311
Notes: Included in Plant Names as A1-5 (see also pp. xix-xx).

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boz Bonté

De Bone femme la bounté, incorrectly ascribed to Nicholas Bozon (BL, Addit. 46919)
IN: Lucy Toulmin Smith and Paul Meyer, Les Contes moralisés de Nicole Bozon, SATF, Paris, 1889, pp. xxxiii-xli.
s.xiii; xiv1/3 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 199
Notes: Replaced by bibb roth Poems 103-09.

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BOZ Char

Le Char d’Orgueil, by Nicholas Bozon
IN: Johan Vising, Deux Poèmes de Nicholas Bozon, Göteborgs Högskolas Årsskrift 25.3, Göteborg, 1919, pp. 3-60.
c.1305
DEAF: NicBozCharV
Dean: 687
Details: Based on BL, Addit. 46919 (i.e. MS ‘CH’, c.1330), with selected variants from Cambridge, Univ. Libr., Gg.6.28 (i.e. MS ‘C’, c.1310), BL, Royal 8 E.XVII (i.e. MS ‘L’, s.xivin) and Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 425 (i.e. MS ‘O’, s.xivm).
Notes: See also Rom 13 (XVII) for extracts of MS ‘CH’ and Rom 15 (Gg.6.28) (I) for extracts of MS ‘C’.

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BOZ Cont

Contes moralisés, by Nicholas Bozon
Lucy Toulmin Smith and Paul Meyer, Les Contes moralisés de Nicole Bozon, SATF, Paris, 1889, pp.  1-188.
s.xivin
DEAF: NicBozMorS
Dean: 695
Details: Based on London, Gray’s Inn, 12 (i.e. MS ‘A’, s.xivm), with selected variants and emendations from BL, Add. 46919 (i.e. MS ‘B’, c.1330).
Notes: For excerpts of MS 'B', see Rom 13 (XLIX).

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BOZ Lett

La Lettre de l’empereur Orgueil, probably by Nicholas Bozon
IN: Johan Vising, Deux Poèmes de Nicholas Bozon, frère mineur, Göteborgs Högskolas Årsskrift 25.3, Göteborg, 1919, pp. 61-68.
s.xivin; xiv1
DEAF: NicBozEmpV
Dean: 220
Details: Based on Oxford, Bodleian Library, Douce 210 (i.e. MS ‘D’), with selected variants from BL, Harley 209 (i.e. MS ‘H’).
Notes: For excerpts, see also Douce 210 bsatf (XIV).

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BOZ Prov

Proverbes de bon enseignement, by Nicholas Bozon
Anders Christopher Thorn, Les Proverbes de bon enseignement de Nicole Bozon, Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, n. ser. 1, 17.4, Lund and Leipzig, 1921.
s.xiiiex; xivin (MSS)
DEAF: NicBozProvR/ST
Dean: 252
Details: Parallel edition of Oxford, Bodleian Library, Selden supra 74 (i.e. MS ‘S’, s.xivin) and BL, Royal 8 E.XVII (i.e. MS ‘R’, s.xivin). Variants from BL, Arundel 507 (i.e. MS ‘A’, s.xivm); BL, Harley 957 (i.e. MS ‘H’, s.xivin); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 761 (i.e. MS ‘B’, c.1365); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Engl. Poetry a.1 (i.e. MS ‘V’, s.xivex); BL, Addit. 22283 (i.e. MS ‘Add.’, s.xivex); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawl. Poetry 241 (i.e. MS ‘O’, s.xiv1/4); and Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 425 (i.e. MS ‘B2’, s.xivm).
Notes: For extracts from Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 761 (i.e. MS ‘B’), see Rom 37 (XV).

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BOZ S Agace

La vie Seinte Agace virgine
Notes: See boz Seven Poems (VII).

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BOZ S Agnes

La vie Seinte Angneys
See boz Seven Poems (VI).

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BOZ S Christ

La vie Seinte Cristine virgine
See boz Seven Poems (IV).

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BOZ S Eliz

De Seinte Elizabeth, fille le roy de Ungarie
See boz Seven Poems (III).

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BOZ S Jul

La vie Seinte Juliane virgine
See boz Seven Poems (V).

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BOZ S Lucy

La vie Seinte Lucie virgine
See boz Seven Poems (II).

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BOZ S Mad

La vie la Marie Magdalene
See boz Three Saints (I).

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BOZ S Mar

La vie Seint Martha
See boz Three Saints (III).

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BOZ S Marg

La vie Sein(te) Margaret(e)
See boz Three Saints (II).

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BOZ Serm

Verse Sermons, by Nicholas Bozon (London, BL, Addit. 46919)
Brian J. Levy, Nine Verse Sermons by Nicholas Bozon: The Art of an Anglo-Norman Poet and Preacher, Medium Ævum Monographs, New Series 11, Oxford, 1981.
s.xivin; c.1330 (MS) (except Sermon 8: s.xiiiex; xiv1 (MS))
DEAF: NicBozSerm1-9L
Dean: 592
Notes: See Brian Merrilees’ review in Medium Ævum 52 (1983) 169-70 for some corrections.
For excerpts, see Rom 13 (XXV)-(XXXIII) and Lyric (XLI).
Sermon (8) uses London, Lambeth Palace, 522 as a base (see also Lambeth reinsch (XLVI)). For the complete version of London, BL, Addit. 46919 of this sermon, see Lyric (XXIX). For a variant MS of this sermon, see Enseignement pieux.

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boz Seven Poems

Six A-N saints’ lives by Nicholas Bozon and one A-N sermon wrongly ascribed to him (BL, Cotton Domitian, A.XI.)
Sister M. Amelia (Klenke) O. P., Seven More Poems by Nicholas Bozon, Franciscan Institute Publications, History Series 2, New York, 1951.

(I) Le petit sermon, a.k.a Le Evangel translaté de latin en franceys; s.xiiim; based on BL, Cotton Domitian A.XI (s.xiv1) (pp. 19-47); DEAF: AmDieuK; Dean: 636; Previously Evang1; Provides  selected variants from Paris, BN, franç. 902 (i.e. MS ‘B.N.fr.’, s.xiii2) and Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawl. Poetry 241 (i.e. MS ‘R’, s.xiv1/4); Klenke’s suggestion that Bozon is the author of this text is not tenable. For a separate edition of MS ‘R’, see Am Dieu and for yet another variant MS, see Judgement.
(II) La vie Seinte Lucy virgine (pp. 49-58); DEAF: NicBozLucieK; Dean: 582 (1); Previously boz S Lucy.
(III) La vie de Seinte Elizabeth, fille le roy de Ungarie (pp. 59-74); DEAF: NicBozElisKl; Dean: 582 (5); Previously boz S Eliz.
(IV) La vie Seinte Christine virgine (pp. 75-83); DEAF: NicBozChristK; Dean: 582 (6); Previously boz S Christ.
(V) La vie Seinte Juliane virgine (pp. 84-91); DEAF: NicBozJulK; Dean: 582 (7); Previously boz S Jul.
(VI) La vie Seinte Agnes (pp. 92-103); DEAF: NicBozAgnèsK; Dean: 582 (8); Previously boz S Agnes.
(VII) La vie Seinte Agace virgine (pp. 104-14); DEAF: NicBozSAgatheK; Dean: 582 (9); Previously boz S Agace.

s.xivin; xiv1 (MS)

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boz Three Saints

Three A-N saints’ lives by Nicholas Bozon (BL, Cotton Domitian, A.XI)
Sister M. Amelia (Klenke) O. P., Three Saints’ Lives by Nicholas Bozon, Franciscan Institute Publications, History Series 1, New York, 1947.

(I) La vie la Marie Magdalene (pp. 1-26); DEAF: NicBozMadK; Dean: 582 (2); Previously boz S Mad.
(II) La vie Sein(te) Margaret(e) (pp. 27-42); DEAF: NicBozMargK; Dean: 582 (3); Previously boz S Marg.
(III) La vie Seint Martha (pp. 43-62); DEAF: NicBozMartheK; Dean: 582 (4); Previously boz S Mar.

s.xivin; xiv1 (MS)

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BOZ Tret Pass

Tretys de la Passion, by Nicholas Bozon (BL, Cotton Julius A.V)
IN: Thomas Wright, Chronicle of Pierre de Langtoft in French Verse from the Earliest Period to the Death of King Edward I, 2 vols, Rolls Series 47, London, 1866-68, vol. 2, pp. 426-47 (Appendix II).
s.xiv1 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 688
Notes: Editorial ascription of this text to Langtoft is erroneous.

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Bracton Gloss

A-N marginal gloss to Bracton’s Latin text (Cambridge, University Library, Dd.7.6)
IN: Frederic W. Maitland, Select Passages from the Works of Bracton and Azo, Selden Society 8, London, 1895, p. 125.
c.1300
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Previously Sel Passages.

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Brecknock

Genealogy of the Earls of Brecknock
Diana B. Tyson, ‘A Medieval Genealogy of the Lords of Brecknock’, Nottingham Medieval Studies 48 (2004), 1-14 (pp. 8-13).
s.xiii
DEAF: —
Dean: 9

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Bretigny

Anglo-French negotiations of 1361-62
Pierre Chaplais, ‘Some Documents Regarding the Fulfilment of the Treaty of Bretigny (1361-1369)’, Camden Miscellany 19 (1952), 1-84.
1361-62
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: A-N material consists of nos 1-3 (pp. 9-12), 5 (pp. 14-16), 9-15 (pp. 21-24) and 17-21 (pp. 25-29). Also, p. 7 n. 1 contains an A-N extract from Ancient Correspondence, vol. 55, no 87 (6 September 1360).

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Brev Plac


George J. Turner and Theodore F. T. Plucknett, Brevia Placitata, Selden Society 66, London, 1951.

(I) Breves Pleidez, BL Add. 5762 (i.e. MS ‘A’), c.1300 (pp. 1-40).
(II) Pleez en Franceys, Oxford Bodleian Library, Douce 137 (i.e. MS ‘B), s.xiii3/3 (pp. 41-72).
(III) Selections from BL, Harley 409 (i.e. MS ‘C’), s.xiii3/3 (pp. 73-96 and 222-23).
(IV) Selections from Cambridge, University Libr. Ee.I.1 (i.e. MS ‘D’), s.xivin (pp. 96-114 and 219-22).
(V) Selections from BL, Lansdowne 559 (i.e. MS ‘E’), c.1300 (pp. 114-25).
(VI) Selections from BL, Harley 748 (i.e. MS ‘F’), s.xiv1/3 (pp. 126-152).
(VII) Brefs en Romancees Oxford, Saint John’s College 176 (i.e. MS ‘M’), s.xiii3/3 (pp. 153-82).
(VIII) Selections from Cambridge Mass. Harvard Law School Dunn 24 and 33, s.xiv1/3 (pp. 184-216).

1260; s.xiii3/3-xiv1/3 (MSS)
DEAF: BrevPlacT
Dean: —
Details: Also contains selections from BL, Harley 1120; London Lincoln’s Inn 45 and 140; Cambridge, University Libr., Ll.IV.17; Cambridge, University Libr., Addit. 3022; BL, Egerton 656; Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawl. C.331; and London, Lambeth Palace 179.

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Bribes

Various A-N texts
Paul Meyer, ‘Bribes de littérature anglo-normande’, Jahrbuch für romanische und englische Literatur 7 (1866), 37-57.

(I) Extracts from the Glasgow Glossary (pp. 37-38); Dean: —; see TLL i 416-17.
(II) Extracts from Philippe de Thaon’s Comput (pp. 38-43); Dean: 346; see Comput ants.
(III) Extracts from the Arundel Psalter (pp. 43-44); Dean: 446; see Arun Ps.
(IV) Prologue of the Psalter in Verse, BL, Arundel 230, s.xiim (MS) (p. 44-45); Dean: 449.
(V) Pious Request in Verse, attributed to Symon of Waverley, s.xiii1 (MS) (p. 47); Dean: 953.
(VI) Perilous Days in verse (parallel edition of BL, Arundel 220 and BN, lat. 770, s.xiiiin (pp. 49-50); DEAF: JoursPerilMestreM; Dean: 378.
(VII) Perilous Days in prose (BL, Arundel 230), s.xiim (MS) (pp. 50-51); DEAF: JoursPerilLuneM; Dean: 379; for a variant MS, see Digby (XVIII).
(VIII) Perilous Days in prose (Glasgow, University Library, Hunter 280, olim R.6.12), s.xiiim (MS) (p. 51); DEAF: JoursPerilDedM; Dean: 430.
(IX) Interlinear translations of Latin Apostles’ Creed and Pater Noster, followed by an incomplete commentary (Paris, BN, latin 1315), c.1200 (MS) (pp. 53-55); Dean: 457; 848; for the Creed and the Pater Noster, see also Oxf Ps1 254-55 and Camb Ps 286-87.
(X) Proverbial Follies (pp. 56-57); Dean: 266; see Folies.

DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: (VI)-(VIII) replace AND1’s Dol jours.

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Briefschreibekunst

A-N letters
Wilhelm Uerkvitz, Tractate zur Unterweisung in der anglo-normannischen Briefschreibekunst nebst Mitteilungen aus den zugehörigen Musterbriefen, Greifswald, 1898.
1327-c.1425
DEAF: UerkvitzLettr
Dean: 317; 318; 319; 321; 324
Details: Provides extracts from Cambridge Univ. Ee.4.20 (i.e. MS ‘C’, c.1400); BL, Harley 3988 (i.e. MS ‘H1’, after 1396); BL, Harley 4971 (i.e. MS ‘H2’, s.xiv3/4); Oxford, All Souls College 182 (i.e. MS ‘O’, after 1412); and BL, Addit. 17716 (i.e. MS ‘A’, c.1425).
Notes: For Dean 317, see Ars Dict (II) and (III); for Dean 318, see Ars Dict (I); for Dean 321, see Ars Dict (IV).

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Bristol Indenture

A-N indenture
F. W. Potto Hicks, ‘Original Documents Relating to Bristol’, Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society 57 (1935), 136-51 (pp. 136-37).
1390
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Bristol Overseas

Selected A-N documents from The National Archives
IN: E. M. Carus-Wilson, The Overseas Trade Of Bristol in the Later Middle Ages, Bristol Record Society 7, Bristol, 1937.
1370-1435 (A-N documents)
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: pp. 34 (1370), 41-42 (1389), 42-43 (1389), 43-44 (s.xivex), 45 (1390), 48-49 (1399), 50-51 (1399-1413), 52-53 (1413), 57-58 (1424), 64-65 (1435).

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Bristol Red Bk

Selections from the Register of the Corporations of Bristol
Francis B. Bickley, The Little Red Book of Bristol, 2 vols, Bristol and London, 1900.
c.1350-s.xv
DEAF: RedBookBristolB
Dean: —
Notes: Previously Bristol.

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BRITT

Juridical compilation, attributed to Britton (or Bracton) and probably commissioned by Edward I
Francis M. Nichols, Britton: The French Text Carefully Revised with an English Translation, Introduction and Notes, 2 vols, Oxford, 1865.
c.1292; c.1300 (base MS)
DEAF: BrittN
Dean: —
Details: Based on London, Lambeth Palace 403 (i.e. MS ‘L’), with variants from Cambridge, Univ. Libr., Dd.VII.6 (i.e. MS ‘N’, c.1310); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Douce 98 (i.e. MS ‘D’, c.1300); BL, Lansdowne 575 (i.e. MS ‘S’, s.xiv1/3); Oxford, Merton College, 1258 (i.e. MS ‘M’, s.xivin); BL, Harley 869 (i.e. MS ‘G’, s.xiv1/3); Cambridge, Univ. Libr., Gg.V.12 (i.e. MS ‘C’, s.xiv1/3); BL, Harley 324 (i.e. MS ‘H’, s.xiv1/3); BL, Harley 3644 (i.e. MS ‘A’, s.xiv); and Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawl. C.898 (i.e. MS ‘R’, s.xiv).

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BRONESCOMBE

A-N material in the Latin Registers of Walter Bronescombe and Peter Quivil, as well as records of Thomas de Bytton and Pope Nicholas IV
Francis C. Hingeston-Randolph, The Registers of Walter Bronescombe, (A.D. 1257-1280), and Peter Quivil (A.D. 1280-1291), Bishops of Exeter, With Some Records of the Episcopate of Bishop Thomas de Bytton (A.D. 1292-1307); also the Taxation of Pope Nicholas IV. A.D. 1291 (Diocese of Exeter), London, 1889.
1278
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: One A-N letter on pp. 254-55.

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Brotherton Texts

Three A-N texts in Leeds, University Library, Brotherton 29
Diana B. Tyson, ‘Three Short Anglo-Norman Texts in Leeds University Library Brotherton Collection MS 29’, Nottingham Medieval Studies 52 (2008), 81-112.

(I) Genealogy, 1360-65 (pp. 103-05); Dean: 51.
(II) Prayer for victory, 1337-38 (pp. 106-09); Dean: 89.
(III) Against the queen, 1326-27 (p. 111); Dean: 88.

s.xiv2 (MS)
DEAF: —

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Bruce Letter

Letter in verse from David the Bruce to Philip of Valois, written after the battle of Neville’s Cross
IN: Joseph Hall, The Poems of Laurence Minot, Third Edition, Oxford, 1914, pp. 112-14 (Appendix III).
1346; s.xivm (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 75

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Bruges

Anglo-French negotiations at of 1374-77
Edouard Perroy, ‘The Anglo-French Negotiations at Bruges (1374-1377)’, Camden Miscellany 19 (1952), 1-95.
1374-77
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: A-N material consists mainly of Nos 2 (pp. 3-4), 13 (p. 8) 35 (p. 37), 44 (p. 44), 50 (p. 51), 53 (p. 52), and 66 (p. 68), and appendices 2 (pp. 74-75) 4-6 (pp. 75-77) and 8-10 (pp. 78-80).

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Brut1

Verse epitome of Wace’s Brut
Vernon P. Underwood, An Anglo-Norman Metrical ‘Brut’ of the Fourteenth Century (BM MS Egerton 3028), unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, London, 1937.
s.xivm (composition and MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 50
Notes: The greater part of this text is based on Wace’s Roman de Brut, but abridged to 2914 lines. The remaining 354 lines cover the period from the end of Wace to 1338-39.
This text was removed (as not Anglo-Norman) after the first fascicle of AND1.

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Brut2

The Prophecies of Merlin by Helias, intercalated in one MS of Wace’s Roman de Brut (Durham Cathedral MS C.iv 27.1)
IN: Ivor Arnold, Le Roman de Brut de Wace, 2 vols, SATF, Paris, 1928 and 1940, vol. 2, pp. 781-85.
s.xiiiin (MS)
DEAF: BrutDurA
Dean: 19
Notes: Incomplete edition.
Replaced by Merlin Proph helias.

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Brut abregé

Le Brute d’Engletere abregé
IN: Ewald Zettl, An Anonymous Short English Metrical Chronicle, EETS, o.s. 196, London, 1935, pp. 92-105.
1307-25 (text and MS)
DEAF: BrutAbrZ
Dean: 43
Notes: Ll. 536-624 are a separate elegy for Edward I in verse; see Pol Songs (VIII).

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Brut Coll Arms

Two extracts from an octosyllabic Brut (London, College Of Arms 12/45A)
Ian Short, ‘Un Roman de Brut anglo-normand inédit’, Romania 126 (2008), 273-95.
s.xii2; 1284-90 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Brut CUL

Abbreviated prose Brut (Cambridge, University Library, Dd.10.32)
Heather Pagan and Geert De Wilde, ‘The Anglo-Norman Prose Chronicle of Early British Kings or the Abbreviated Prose Brut: Text and Translation’, The Medieval Chronicle 10 (2015), 225-319.
s.xivm (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 25

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Brut Fragment Harley

254 lines preserved of an independent Brut translation (BL Harley 4733)
Peter Damien-Grint, 'A Twelfth-Century Anglo-Norman Brut Fragment', in Ian Short, Anglo-Norman Anniversary Essays, ANTS Occasional Publications Series 2, London, 1993, pp. 87-104 (pp. 96-103).
s.xii4/4 (text and MS)
DEAF: BrutCistD
Dean: 17

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Brut Harley1

The fifth of five fragments of a Brut in alexandrine laisses (BL, Harley 1605)
Brian Blakey, ‘The Harley Brut: An Early French Translation of Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia Regum Britanniae’, Romania 82 (1961), 44-70.
c.1170; s.xiiim (MS)
DEAF: BrutHarlB
Dean: 15
Notes: The fragment of the Prophecies of Merlin (ff. 17ra-23ra) is also preserved in Lincoln, Cathedral Library 104 and BL, Addit. 45103; see Merlin Proph Alex.

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Brut Harley2

The first four of five fragments of a Brut in alexandrine laisses (BL, Harley 1605)
Peter Damian-Grint, Vernacular History in the Making: Anglo-Norman Verse Historiography in the XII c., unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of London, 1994 (appendix).
c.1170; s.xiiim (MS)
DEAF: BrutHarl
Dean: 15

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Brut Harley3

Five fragments of a Brut in alexandrine laisses (BL, Harley 1605)
Beatrice Barbieri, Geste des Bretuns en alexandrins ou Harley Brut, Paris, 2015.
c.1170; s.xiii1 (base MS)
DEAF: BrutHarlBa
Dean: 15
Details: Fragment 1: pp. 99-137; Fragment 2: pp. 138-89; Fragment 3: pp. 191-93; Fragment 4: pp. 195-97; and Fragment 5: pp. 199-218.
Based on BL Harley 1605A (i.e. MS ‘H’, s.xiii1), except Fragment 2: ll. 1-90 based on Lincoln, Cathedral Library 104 (i.e. MS ‘L’, s.xiiiex) and ll. 91-1370 based on MS ‘H’,with variant readings from BL, Additional 45103 (i.e. MS ‘A’, s.xiii4/4)

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Brut Hen III

Prose Brut to the death of Henry III (1272) (BL, Addit. 35092)
Julia Marvin, The Oldest Anglo-Norman 'Prose Brut' Chronicle: An Edition and Translation, Woodbridge, 2006.
s.xiii4/4; xivm (base MS)
DEAF: BrutNobleAM
Dean: 42
Details: Based on BL, Addit. 35092 (i.e. MS ‘A’), collated with Paris, BN franç. 14640 (i.e. MS ‘F’, s.xiv1); Paris, BN, nouv. acq. franç. 4267 (i.e. MS ‘N’, 1338); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Wood empt. 8 (i.e. MS ‘W’, s.xivm); and Oxford, Bodleian Library, Douce 120 (i.e. MS ‘D’, s.xivin).

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Brut Letter

Fragment of an A-N draft version of a letter from Edward I to Pope Boniface VIII, including material from Brut tradition (The National Archives)
Heather Pagan, ‘The Anglo-Norman Prose Brut and the Political Climate under Edward I’, in H. Bouget and M. Coumert, Histoires des Bretagnes, Itinéraires et confins, Brest, 2011, pp. 91-105 (p. 105).
1301
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Brut Prose (1332)

Prose Brut to 1332
Heather Pagan, Prose Brut to 1332, ANTS 69, Manchester, 2011.
s.xiv2/3; xivex (base MS)
DEAF: BrutNobleDP
Dean: 45
Details: Based on BL, Harley 200 (i.e. MS ‘H’), with variants from Oxford, Bodleian Library, Douce 128 (i.e. MS ‘D’; c.1400) and Cambridge, Trinity College R.5.32 (i.e. MS ‘T’; s.xv1/4).

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Brut Prose (Long Version)

Prose Brut (Long Version) (BL, Cotton Cleopatra D.III)
Marcia Lusk Maxwell, The Anglo-Norman Prose 'Brut': An Edition of British Library MS Cotton Cleopatra D.III, unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Michigan State University, 1995.
1333 (or soon after); s.xivex (MS)
DEAF: BrutNobleL
Dean: 46
Notes: Provides a Modern English translation.

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Brut Rich II

Two extracts from the Prose Brut Continuation, concerning 1322 and 1327 (Oxford, Corpus Christi College, 78)
IN: Vivian H. Galbraith, ‘Extracts from the Historia Aurea and a French Brut’, English Historical Review 43 (1928), 203-17 (pp. 215-17).
s.xivm; c.1400 (MS)
DEAF: BrutNobleC
Dean: 49
Notes: Previously Brut4.

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Brut Royal

The Royal Brut interpolation in Wace’s Roman de Brut
Alexander Bell, An Anglo-Norman Brut (BM MS Royal 13.A.xxi), ANTS 21-22, London, 1969.
s.xiii1/3; xivin (MS)
DEAF: BrutIntB
Dean: 3
Notes: Previously Brut3.

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Brut WACE

Roman de Brut by Wace
Ivor Arnold, Le Roman de Brut de Wace, 2 vols, SATF, Paris, 1938-40.
1155
DEAF: BrutA
Dean: 2
Details: Based on BL, Addit. 45103 (for ll. 1-11999) (i.e. MS ‘P’, s.xiii4/4) and Durham, Cathedral Library, C.IV.27 (for ll. 12000-14866) (i.e. MS ‘D’, s.xiiex).
Variant readings from A-N MSS: London, College of Arms Arundel, XIV (i.e. MS ‘A’, s.xiv1/4); BL, Royal 13 A.XXI (i.e. MS ‘B’, s.xivin); BL, Cotton Vitellius A.X (i.e. MS ‘C’, s.xiiiex); BL, Harley 6508 (i.e. MS ‘E’, s.xiv); BL, Addit. 32125 (i.e. MS ‘F’, s.xiiiex); Lincoln Cathedral 104 (A.4.12) (i.e. MS ‘L, s.xiiiex); Paris, BN nouv. acq. franç.?1415 (i.e. MS ‘S’, s.xiv); Cambridge, Corpus Christi Coll. 50 (i.e. MS ‘T’, s.xiii4/4); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawlinson D.913 (i.e. MS ‘X’, s.xiiex); New Haven, Yale University, Beinecke Library 395 (i.e. MS ‘Z’, c.1275); and Vatican City, Bibl. Apost. Vatic. Ottob. Lat. 1869 (no siglum, vol. 2, pp. 786-90, 1225-1300).
MSS G, H, J, K, M, N, O, R, V and Y are Continental and therefore not included in the AND.
Notes: For vol. 2, 781-85, see Merlin Proph helias.
For a separate glossary, see Hans-Erich Keller, Étude descriptive sur le vocabulaire de Wace, Berlin, 1953.

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Bryene Letter Book

Eight personal letters in a letter book of Lady Alice de Bryene (The National Archives A.C. 51/24)
Edith Rickert, ‘A Leaf from a Fourteenth-Century Letter Book’, Modern Philology 25 (1927), 249-55.
s.xivex
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Build colvin

Four A-N contracts relating to the palace of Westminster, from The National Archives E101
Howard Colvin, ‘Four Fourteenth-Century Building Contracts’, Architectural History 2 (1959), 19-25.
1342-43
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Supplement to Build salz.

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Build salz

Selected documents and excerpts
Louis F. Salzman, Building in England Down to 1540: A Documentary History, second edition, Oxford, 1967.
1301-1508 (A-N material)
DEAF: SalzmanBuild
Dean: —
Notes: The second edition contains an additional appendix.

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Burch1

La Geste de Burch (a.k.a. Chronicle of Peterborough Abbey); a condensed translation of a Latin chronicle by Hugo Albus (or Candidus) (Cotton, Otho A.XVII, art. 6)
Alexander Bell, ‘La Geste de Burch’, in William T. Mellows, The Chronicle of Hugh Candidus, a Monk of Peterborough, London, 1949, pp. 177-99.
s.xiiiex (?); c.1300 (?) (MS)
DEAF: ChronBurchB
Dean: 63
Details: Edition of Joseph Sparke’s transcription of the Cotton MS, which was destroyed by fire in 1731, with some conjectural corrections.
Notes: Previously Burch.

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Burch2

La Geste de Burch (a.k.a. Chronicle of Peterborough Abbey); a condensed translation of a Latin chronicle by Hugo Albus (or Candidus) (Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawlinson B.33)
Tony Hunt, ‘The Geste de Burch: A Manuscript’, Medium Ævum 67 (1998), 291-303.
s.xiiiex (?); c.1300 (MS)
DEAF: ChronBurchOH
Dean: 63
Notes: Corresponds with Burch1, ll. 240-615.

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Burley and Raddington

A-N document in The National Archives, Ancient Deeds D 2433
N. B. Lewis, ‘Simon Burley and Baldwin of Raddington’, English Historical Review 53 (1937), 662-69 (esp. p. 669).
1393
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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