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.

mae 56

Wedding at Cana’ Bible excerpts in A-N
IN: David A. Trotter, ‘The Influence of Bible commentaries on Old French Bible Translations’, Medium Ævum 56, (1989), 257-75 (pp. 266-67).

(I) Bible anglo-normande (Paris, BN, franç. 1); Dean: 469; for variant MS see Bible Royal.
(II) Miroir, a.k.a. Evangiles des domnees by Robert de Gretham (BL; Addit. 26773); Dean: 589; for variants MSS see Mirur1, Rom 15 (Gg.1.1) (IX) and Rom 32 (B.14.39-40) (V).

s.xiv2 (I) and xiiim (II)
DEAF: —
Notes: Further excerpts are from Continental French Bibles.

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Magdalen Trier

Fragment of an A-N life of Mary Magdalen in tail-rhyme (Trier, Stadtbibliothek, Mappe X (altfranz. Fragm.) 2)
G. Doncieux, ‘Fragment d'un miracle de sainte Madeleine, texte restitué’, Romania 22 (1893), 265-270.
s.xiii2; xivin (MS)
DEAF: SMadMarsTrD
Dean: 578

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Magdalen willem

A-N life of Mary Magdalen, in couplets, by Willem (Paris, BN, franc. 19525)
Robert Reinsch, ‘La vie de Madeleine: Gedicht des Guillaume le Clerc, nach der Pariser Hs. Herausgegeben’, Archiv 64 (1880), 85-94.
s.xiii1/3; xiiiex (MS)
DEAF: GuillSMadR
Dean: 579
Notes: For a Modern English translation, see Delbert W. Russell, Verse Saints’ Lives Written in the French of England: ‘Saint Giles’ by Guillaume de Berneville, ‘Saint George’ by Simund de Freine, ‘Saint Faith of Agen’ by Simon de Walsingham, ‘Saint Mary Magdalene’ by Guillaume Le Clerc de Normandie, The French of England Translation Series 5, Tempe, 2012, 187-98.
For a variant manuscript, BL, Addit. 70513 (s.xivin), see Campsey Project.

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Maghfeld Accounts

Gilbert Maghfeld’s account book (The National Archives E101 509/19)
Edith Rickert, ‘Extracts from a Fourteenth-Century Account Book’, Modern Philology 24 (1926), 111-19 and 249-56.
1390-95
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Magna Carta

A-N version of the Magna Carta (Rouen, Bibl. mun., 1232 (Y.200))
J. C. Holt, ‘A Vernacular French Text of Magna Carta, 1215’, English Historical Review 89 (1974), 346-64.
1215; 1226 (MS)
DEAF: GrCharteH
Dean: 35
Notes: See also https://anglo-norman.net/a-look-at-magna-carta/.
For a more recent transcription by Ian Short, see Magna Carta (PdF).

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Magna Carta2

A-N version of the Magna Carta
 MS: BL, Addit. 32085, 102r-106r
1215; 1293-1310 (MS)
DEAF: GrCharteH
Dean: 35
Notes:  Partial transcription provided by Paul Brand.

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Maidstone

Two A-N poems in Maidstone (Kent), Museum, A.13
Carleton Brown, ‘A Thirteenth-Century Manuscript at Maidstone’, Modern Language Review 21 (1926), 1-12.

(I) Prium en chantant (pp. 2-3); Dean: 804; for a variant MS see Lyric (I).
(II) Mort ki prenz ceus sudenement, a sermon based on eleven scattered stanzas from the Continental Les Vers de la mort by Hélinant, monk of Froidmont (pp. 4-6); Dean: 609.

1225-1300 (MS)
DEAF: —

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Mainpast

A-N excerpt from a Curia Baronis of the reign of Edward III
Elsie Shanks, ‘AN Mainpast’, Modern Language Notes 48 (1933), 528.
1327-77
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Making Com Law

A-N versions of the Providencia Baronum (Philadelphia Free Library, Hampton L. Carson Collection, LC 14.3) and of the Provisions of Westminster in the Liber Additamentorum (BL, Cotton Nero D.I)
IN: Paul Brand, The Making of the Common Law, London, 1992, pp. 357-67 (appendices IV and V).
1259 (both texts)
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Man lang1

Maniere de langage
Jean Gessler, La Manière de langage qui enseigne à bien parler et écrire le français. Modèles de conversations, composés en Angleterre à la fin du XIVe siècle, Brussels, 1934.
1396; c.1400 (base MS)
DEAF: ManLangG
Dean: 281; 135; 149
Details: Critical edition based on BL, Harley 3988 (i.e. MS ‘L’), with original MS readings, as well as selected variants from Oxford, All Souls College 182 (i.e. MS ‘O’, s.xv1); Cambridge, University Library, Dd.12.23 (i.e. MS ‘C’, s.xv1); and Paris, BN, nouv. acq. lat. 699 (i.e. MS ‘P’, s.xv1).
Notes: For a separate edition of MS ‘O’, see Man lang2.

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Man lang2

Continuation of Maniere de langage (Oxford, All Souls College 182)
Hideka Fukui, ‘The All Souls Continuation of the Maniere de langage’, in Ian Short, Anglo-Norman Anniversary Essays, ANTS Occasional Publications Series 2, London, 1993, pp. 149-57.
s.xv1 (MS)
DEAF: ManLangK
Dean: 281
Notes: See also Man lang1 variant MS ‘O’ and variant MS ‘OA’.
Kristol points out transcription errors in Fukui’s edition in Man Lang ants xxi, note 2.

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Man lang3

Dialogue from Manière de langage
Andres Kristol, ‘Un nouveau fragment de manière de langage: Lincoln, Linc. Arch. Off., Formulary 23’, Vox Romanica 49-50 (1990-91), 311-41 (pp. 336-39).
DEAF: —
Dean: 282
Details: Parallel edition of Oxford, All Souls College 182 (i.e. MS ‘O’, s.xv1), Lincoln, Lincolnshire County Archive Office, Lincoln Formulary Book 23 (i.e. MS ‘L’, s.xv1), Cambridge, University Library, Dd 12.23 (i.e. MS ‘Dd’, s.xv1), and Cambridge, University Library, i.6.17 (i.e. MS ‘Ii’, s.xvex).
Notes: For a separate edition of extracts of MS ‘O’, see Anleitungsschriften (III). For the complete text of MS ‘Ii’, see Man lang4.

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Man lang4

Dialogue from Manière de langage, together with a Middle English translation (Cambridge, University Library, Ii.6.17)
Östen Södergård, ‘Une Manière de parler: Ms. Cambridge, Bibliothèque de l'Université, I i. 6.17’, Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 54 (1953), 201-25.
c.1399; s.xvex (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 282
Notes: For a partial edition of the same MS, see also in Man lang3 (MS ‘Ii’).

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Man lang ANTS

Versions of the Manière de langage
Andres M. Kristol, Manières de Langage (1396, 1399, 1415), ANTS 53, London 1995.

(I) La maniere de langage de 1396, Cambridge University Library Dd.12.23; 1396; s.xv1 (MS) (pp. 3-36).
(II) Additional material from BL Harley 3988; 1396; s.xivex (MS) (pp. 37-45).
(III) La maniere de langage de 1399, Oxford, All Souls College 182; 1399; s.xv1 (MS) (pp. 49-66); DEAF: EnsEnfK.
(IV) La maniere de langage de 1415, Cambridge, Trinity College B.14.39/40; 1415; s.xv1/4 (MS) (pp. 69-79); DEAF: DialFr1415K.

DEAF: ManLangK
Dean: 281; 135; 149
Details: Provides selected variants from Cambridge, Trinity College, B.14.40 (i.e. MS ‘CT’, s.xv); BL, Addit. 17716 (i.e. MS ‘LA’, c.1425); BL, Harley 3988 (i.e. MS ‘L/LH’, c.1400); Oxford, All Souls College, 182 (i.e. MS ‘O/OA’, s.xv1); and Paris, BN nouv. acq. lat. 699 (i.e. MS ‘PN’, c.1400).
Notes: See also Rom 32 (B.14.39-40) (XIV) for excerpts of MS ‘CT’, and Vernac Lit (VIIb) for further variant manuscripts.

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Man pechez

Le Manuel des pechiez, by William of Waddington
Frederick J. Furnivall, Robert of Brunne’s ‘Handlyng Synne’ (Written A.D. 1303) with the French Treatise on which it is Founded, ‘Le Manuel des pechiez’, Roxburghe Club, London, 1862.
1260-70; s.xiv1 (base MS)
DEAF: ManuelPéchF
Dean: 635
Details: Based on BL, Harley 273 (i.e. MS ‘A’), with variants from BL, Harley 4657 (i.e. MS ‘B’, s.xiv1/4).
Notes: For excerpts from different MSS, see Rom 15 (Gg.1.1) (XVI) and Rom 15 (Mm.6.4).

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Man pechez ants

Le Manuel des pechiez, by William of Waddington (Cambridge University Library Mm.6.4)
Delbert W. Russell, Le Manuel dé Pechez (Cambridge University Library MS Mm.6.4), ANTS 75- , 3 vols, Oxford, 2019- .
1260-70; s.xiv1 (MS)
DEAF: ManuelPéch
Dean: 635
Notes: For excerpts from the same MS, see also Rom 15 (Gg.1.1) (XVI) and Vernac Lit 242-47. For other MSS, see Man pechez.

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Mandeville

Mandeville’s Travels, by Jean de Mandeville (A-N version)
Christiane Deluz, Jean de Mandeville: Le livre des merveilles du monde, Institut de Recherche et d’Histoire des Textes 31, Paris, 2000.
1356-57; s.xivex (base MS)
DEAF: JMandLD
Dean: 341
Details: Based on BL, Harley 212 (i.e. MS ‘Lo2’), with selected variants from all other manuscripts (including Continental ones derived from the A-N version). Variant Anglo-Norman Manuscripts are New York, Pierpoint Morgan Library, M 957 (i.e. MS ‘Ny’, c.1375); BL, Harley 204 (i.e. MS 'Lo1', s.xv); BL, Harley 1739 (i.e. MS 'Lo3, s.xv); BL, Harley 4383 (i.e. MS 'Lo5', s.xivex); BL, Royal 20.A.I (i.e. MS 'Lo6', s.xivin); BL, Royal 20 B.X (i.e. MS ‘Lo7’, s.xvin); BL, Sloane 560 (i.e. MS ‘Lo8’, s.xv); BL, Sloane 1464 (i.e. MS ‘Lo9’, s.xv); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ashmole 1804 (i.e. MS 'Ox', s.xv1); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 841 (i.e. MS 'O1', c.1430); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Addit. C280 (i.e. MS ‘O2’, s.xv1); Leiden, University Library, Voss. lat. f.75 (i.e. MS ‘Lei’, s.xvin); Berlin, St. Bibl. Phill. 1930 (i.e. MS ‘Ph’, c.1450); Durham, Chapter Library B.III.3 (i.e MS 'Du1', c.1400); Durham University, Cosin. V.I.10 (i.e. MS 'Du2', c.1425). Continental MSS 'Be1', 'Be3', 'C2', 'Lon', 'Lyo', 'P3', 'P5', 'P7' and 'P12' are not used in the AND.
Notes: See also Vernac Lit (XXXV), for the epilogue in a different manuscript.

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Manor of Eia

A-N letter by John of Gaunt
IN: W. Loftie Rutton, ‘The Manor of Eia or Eye next Westminster’, Archaeologia 62 (1901) 31-58 (pp. 42-43).
1389
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Mantic Alphabets

Three A-N mantic Alphabets
László Sándor Chardonnens, ‘Two Newly Discovered Mantic Alphabets in Medieval French’, Medium Ævum 80 (2011), 111-16.

(I) Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, 405 (s.xiv1/4); previously published in Traumbücher, see also Future (XXVIII).
(II) BL, Addit. 15236 (c.1300).
(III) Modena, Biblioteca Estense Universitaria, fonds étranger 32 (s.xiv) [not Anglo-Norman].
(IV) Oxford, Bodleian Library, Digby 86 (1272-82); see also Future (XXVII).
(V) Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, M.IV.11 (s.xv2) [not Anglo-Norman].

1272-1325
DEAF: SongeAlphcS
Dean: 385
Notes: The five MSS are printed as a parallel edition, but are independent translations of Latin originals.

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Mar Couplets

Poem on marriage (Clermont-Ferrand (Puy-de-Dôme), Archives départ., F.2)
Paul Meyer, ‘Couplets sur le mariage’, Romania 26 (1897), 91-95.
s.xiii1; xiiiex (MS)
DEAF: CouplMarM
Dean: 208
Notes: Probably of Continental origin, but written in an English hand.

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Mar Diable

Le Mariage des IX filles du diable, attributed to Robert Grosseteste
IN: Paul Meyer, ‘Notice du ms. Rawlinson Poetry 241’, Romania 29 (1900), 1-84 (pp. 61-72).
s.xiii1/3; xiv1/4 (base MS)
DEAF: GrossetMarM
Dean: 686
Details: Based on Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawl. poetry 241, with variants from Oxford, Bodleian Library, Fairfax 24 (s.xivin).
Notes: Previously Mar.

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Mar gawein

A-N poem against marriage, by Gawein (BL, Harley 2253)
IN: Thomas Wright, Latin Poems Commonly Attributed to Walter Mapes, Camden Society, London, 1841, pp. 292-94.
c.1335 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 206
Notes: Freely adapted from a thirteenth-century Latin poem, De conjuge non ducenda. The attribution to one Gawein is probably fictitious.
See also Harley Complete (XXXI).

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March étrangers

Five A-N petitions from The National Archives, SC 8
David A. Trotter, ‘Il sount aliens: Marchands étrangers et contact linguistique en Angleterre au Moyen Âge’, in Anja Overbeck, Wofgang Schweickard and Harald Völker, Lexikon, Varietät, Philologie; Günter Holtus zum 65. Geburtstag, Berlin, 2011, 307-15 (pp. 314-15).
s.xiv
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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MARIE Bisclaveret

Lai de Bisclavret by Marie de France
See marie Lais (V).

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MARIE Chaitivel

Lai de Chaitivel by Marie de France
See marie Lais (XI).

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MARIE Chievrefoil

Lai de Chievrefoil by Marie de France
See marie Lais (XII).

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MARIE Deus amanz

Lai de Deus amanz by Marie de France
See marie Lais (VII).

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MARIE Eliduc

Lai de Eliduc by Marie de France
See marie Lais (XIII).

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MARIE Equitan

Lai de Equitan by Marie de France
See marie Lais (III).

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Marie et Jésus

Damaged fragments of A-N apocryphal stories (BL, Cotton Vitellius D.III)
Paul Meyer, ‘Fragments d'une ancienne histoire de Marie et de Jésus en laisses monorimes’, Romania 16 (1887), 248-62.
s.xiiiin; xiii2 (MS)
DEAF: SMarieJésusCottM
Dean: 482

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MARIE Fables

Fables, by Marie de France
Charles Brucker, Les Fables de Marie de France, Paris and Louvain, 1998.
c.1180; s.xiii2 (base MS)
DEAF: MarieFabB2
Dean: 179
Details: Critical edition, based on BL, Harley 978 (i.e. MS ‘A’); with variants from Cambridge, University Library Ee.6.11 (i.e. MS ‘E’, s.xiii1); BL, Cotton Vesp. B.XIV (i.e. MS ‘B’, s.xiiiex); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Douce 132 (i.e. MS ‘D’, s.xiiim); Paris, BN, franç. 19152 (i.e. MS ‘S’, s.xivin); York, Minster Library, 16.K.12 (i.e. MS ‘Y’, s.xiii1); and a great number of Continental MSS (not used in AND).

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MARIE Fresne

Lai de Fresne by Marie de France
See marie Lais (IV).

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MARIE Guigemar

Lai de Guigemar by Marie de France
See marie Lais (II).

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marie Lais

Lais by Marie de France
Jean Rychner, Les Lais de Marie de France, Paris, 1973.

(I) Prologue (pp. 1-3); DEAF: MarieProlW2.
(II) Lai de Guigemar (5-32); DEAF: MarieGuigW2.
(III) Lai de Equitan (pp. 33-43); DEAF: MarieEquitW2.
(IV) Lai de Fresne (pp. 44-60); DEAF: MarieFraisneW2.
(V) Lai de Bisclavret (pp. 61-71); DEAF: MarieBisclW2.
(VI) Lai de Lanval (pp. 72-92); DEAF: MarieLanvW2.
(VII) Lai de Deus amanz (pp. 93-101); DEAF: MarieDousAmW2.
(VIII) Lai de Yonec (pp. 102-19); DEAF: MarieYonW2.
(IX) Lai de Laüstic (pp. 120-25); DEAF: MarieLaustW2.
(X) Lai de Milun (pp. 126-42); DEAF: MarieMilW2.
(XI) Lai de Chaitivel (pp. 143-50); DEAF: MarieChaitW2.
(XII) Lai de Chievrefoil (pp. 151-54); DEAF: MarieChievreW2.
(XIII) Lai de Eliduc (pp. 155-91); DEAF: MarieElidW2.

c.1165; s.xiii2 (base MS)
DEAF: MarieLaisR
Dean: 176
Details: Based on BL, Harley 978 (i.e. MS ‘H’), with variants from BL, Cotton Vesp. B.XIV (i.e. MS ‘C’, s.xiiiex) and three more continental MSS (not used in AND).

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MARIE Lanval

Lai de Lanval by Marie de France
See marie Lais (VI).

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MARIE Laüstic

Lai de Laüstic
See marie Lais (IX).

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MARIE Milun

Lai de Milun by Marie de France
See marie Lais (X).

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MARIE Prologue

Prologue to the Lais, by Marie de France
See marie Lais (I).

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MARIE Yonec

Lai de Yonec by Marie de France
See marie Lais (VIII).

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Marscaucie

Incomplete version of Marscaucie de chevaus (BL, Addit. 33996)
Tony Hunt, ‘Horses and Courses’, French Studies Bulletin 22 (1987), 1-4.
s.xiii1; xv1 (MS)
DEAF: MarscaucieChevG
Dean: 399
Notes: For variant MSS, see Rom 35 (IX) and Textes Scientifiques (I).

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Mass Instructions

A-N instructions for following Mass (Paris, BN, franç. 13342)
Francis Wormald, ‘Some Pictures of the Mass in an English XIVth-Century Manuscript’, The Walpole Society 16 (1968), 39-45.
s.xivin (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 722

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Mass Prayers

Series of A-N prayers in the Tyrwardreath Psalter (BL, Addit. 44949)
IN: Eleanor G. McCullough, Praying the Passion: Laypeople’s Participation in Medieval Liturgy and Devotion, unpublished PhD thesis, University of York, 2011, Appendix 4.2: ‘Mass Prayers in Latin, Middle English and Anglo-Norman’.
s.xiv2 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 723; 724; 725; 726; 727; 728; 729; 730
Notes: Excerpts previously published in Tyrwar.

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Mauduyt Accounts

A-N in the wardrobe accounts for Sir John Mauduyt
IN: C. M. Woolgar, Household Accounts from Medieval England, 2 vols, Records of Social And Economic History, New Series 17, Oxford, 1992-93, vol. 2, pp. 585-88.
1312-14
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Mch Tayl Accs1


Accounts of the Merchant Taylors’ Company, London
s.xv1 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Transcription provided by Lisa Jefferson.

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Mch Tayl Accs2


Lisa Jefferson and William Rothwell, ‘Society and Lexis: A Study of the Anglo-French Vocabulary in the Fifteenth-Century Accounts of the Merchant Taylors’ Company’, Zeitschrift für französische Sprache und Literatur 107 (1997), 273-301.
s.xv1 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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MED


Hans Kurath, Middle English Dictionary, Ann Arbor Michigan, 1956-.

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Med Comp ANTS

A-N translation of Capsula eburnea
Tony Hunt, An Anglo-Norman Medical Compendium (Cambridge, Trinity College MS O.2.5 (1109)), ANTS Plain Text Series 18, Oxford, 2014.
c.1300?; s.xivm (MS)
DEAF: CapsulaEbH
Dean: 434
Details: Based on Cambridge, Trinity College O.2.5 (1109), with variants from Cambridge Trinity Coll. O.5.32 (1313) (i.e. MS ‘P’, s.xiv2).
Notes: For an exerpt from MS 'P', see Rom 32 (O.2.5) (III)

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Med Misc

Medical prescriptions
MS: Dublin, Trinity College 370 (D.1.25), ff. 48ra-49rb.
s.xiii2 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 439; 440

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Med Pres1

Medical prescriptions in Peterborough, Nat. Hist., Scientific and Archaeological Society MS fragment
Alexander Bell, ‘A Thirteenth-Century MS. Fragment at Peterborough’, Annual Bulletin of the Modern Humanities Research Association 3 (1929), 132-40.
s.xiii2 (?)
DEAF: RecMédPetB
Dean: —

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Med Pres2

Medical prescriptions
MS: BL, Stowe 948, f. 7.
s.xiv1 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Replaced in AND2 by Pop Med 71.

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Med Pres3

Medical prescriptions in BL Royal 5 E.VI
Tony Hunt, ‘The Medical Recipes in MS. Royal 5 E.vi’, Notes and Queries 231 (1986), 6-9.
s.xii2 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: In AND1 Med Pres3 refered to the original MS.

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Med Pres4

Medical prescriptions in BL. Royal 12 C.XIX
Tony Hunt, ‘Early Anglo-Norman Recipes in MS London, British Library Royal 12 C.XIX’, Zeitschrift für französische Sprache und Literatur 97 (1987), 246-54.
s.xiiiin (MS)
DEAF: RecMédJuteH
Dean: —

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Med Pres6


See A-N Med (VI).

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Med Pres8

Gardein de cors and medical prescriptions
MS: Oxford, Bodleian Library, Auct F.5.31, ff. 73vb-78rb.
s.xiii2 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 419
Notes: Transcription provided by Tony Hunt.
In AND2 this source is replaced by Med Treatise. Some of the miscellaneous prose receipts are also available in Pop Med 69-71. 

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Med Recs

Various medical texts in A-N
Tony Hunt, ‘Anglo-Norman Medical Receipts’, in Ian Short, Anglo-Norman Anniversary Essays, ANTS Occasional Publications Series 2, London, 1993, pp. 179-233.

(I-II) Two medical prescriptions (Cambridge, Trinity College R.14.31, f. 244v); s.xii2 (MS) (pp. 181-82); Dean: 439.
(III-IV) Two A-N medical prescriptions in a continental MS (Oxford, Pembroke College 10, ff. 26r and 35v); s.xiiiex (MS) (pp. 182-83); Dean: -.
(V) One medical prescription (Cambridge, St. John’s College E.8, f. 107r); s.xiii1 (MS) (p. 183); Dean: 439.
(VI) (Middle English material) (pp. 183-84).
(VII) Trilingual list of plants, appended to a copy of the Alphita (Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 761, ff. 67v-71v); s.xiv2 (MS) (p. 184); Dean: 311; for a variant MS, see Alph.
(VIII) Excerpt from The Twelve Waters (Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 761); s.xiv2 (MS) (pp. 184-85); Dean: 311; for further excerpts, see Rom 37 (IX).
(IX) Medical Instruction (Cambridge, Trinity College O.2.5, ff. 86r-87r); s.xivm (MS) (pp. 185-91); Dean: 418; For excerpts, see also Rom 32 (O.2.5) (II).
(X) Excerpts from a trilingual botanical glossary (Cambridge, Trinity College O.2.5, ff. 87r-92r); s.xivm (MS) (pp. 192-93); Dean: 313.
(XI-XII) Ointments (Cambridge, Trinity College O.2.5, ff. 92r-93r); s.xivm (MS) (pp. 193-95); Dean: 433.
(XIII-XIV) Two charms for love (Cambridge, Trinity College O.2.5, ff. 210v and 211r); s.xivm (MS) (p. 196); Dean: 440.
(XV-XX) Miscellaneous receipts (London, Wellcome Historical Medical Library 544; s.xiv1/4 (MS) (pp. 197-99); DEAF: RecMédCyrV; Dean: 439.
(XXI) Booklet in London, Wellcome Historical Medical Library 544; s.xiv1/3 (MS) (pp. 199-221); DEAF: RecMédAvenceH; Dean: 439.
(XXII) London, Wellcome Historical Medical Library 544; s.xiv (MS) (pp. 221-28); DEAF: RecMédGarryH; Dean: 439; See also Five Med MSS (W) 62-66 (W33-W108).

s.xii2 - xivex
DEAF: —
Notes: The siglum A-N Receipts also refers to this edition.

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Med Trans


Tony Hunt, ‘Old French Translations of Medical Texts’, Forum for Modern Language Studies 35 (1999), 350-57.

(I) Dyete pretiouse (Oxford, Rawlinson Poetry 241, ff. 105r-106v); s.xiv1/4 (MS) (pp. 352-54); Dean: 420.
(II) The Four Humours (Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 9, ff. 72r-73r); s.xv2/4 (MS) (p. 354); Dean: 421.

DEAF: —

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Med Treatise

Gardein de cors (Oxford, Bodleian Library, Auct. F.5.31)
Tony Hunt, ‘An Anglo-Norman Medical Treatise: the Gardein du Cors’, in Philip E. Bennett and Graham A. Runnalls, The Editor and the Text, Edinburgh, 1990, pp. 145-64.
s.xiii2 (MS)
DEAF: RecMédGardH
Dean: 419

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Medica

Medical prescriptions
MS: Cambridge, Trinity College O.1.20.
s.xiii3/4 (MS)
Notes: For excerpts from this MS, see Pop Med 142-203, Rom 32 (O.1.20), Cosmetic Recs, Obstacles, and A-N Med (I), (II), (IV) and (V).

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Medical Code-Switching


Tony Hunt, ‘Code-Switching in Medical Texts’, in David A. Trotter, Multilingualism in Later Medieval Britain, Cambridge, 2000, pp. 131-47.

(I) London, Wellcome Historical Medical Library 544 (pp. 136-37); see Med Recs 203-04.
(II) Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawl. C.184 (pp. 137-39); see Receptaria (I).
(III) Cambridge, Corpus Christi College 38 (pp. 139-42); see Receptaria (II).
(IV) London, BL Add. 15236 (pp. 142-47); see Pop Med (III).

Notes: Provides short extracts of texts published elsewhere.

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Meekings


Roy Frank Hunnisett and John B. Post, Medieval Legal Records, Edited in Memory of C. A. F. Meekings, London, 1978.
Notes: See Oldcotes (pp. 64-113), Mettingham (pp. 116-28), Com Bench Rich II (pp. 268-88), Ladbroke (pp. 290-339)   and Treason Henry (pp. 342-408).

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Melior

Melior et Idoine (Cambridge, University Library, Gg.1.1)
Paul Meyer, ‘Melior et Idoine’, Romania 37 (1908), 237-44. 
s.xiii; c.1307-25 (MS)
DEAF: JugAmMeliorM
Dean: 217
Notes: For excerpts, see also Rom 15 (Gg.1.1) (XXXIV).

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Mem Parl

Memoranda de Parliamento
Frederic W. Maitland, Memoranda de Parliamento: Records of the Parliament Holden at Westminster on the Twenty-Eighth Day of February in the Thirty-Third Year of the Reign of King Edward the First (A.D. 1305), Rolls Series 98, London, 1893.
1305
DEAF: RotParl3M
Dean: —
Notes: Contains Latin and A-N documents, and serves as a supplement to Rot Parl1.

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Meonstoke

Two A-N documents
T. F. Kirby, ‘Charters of the Manor of Meonstoke’, Archaeologia 57.2 (1901), 285-94 (pp. 289 and 293).
1379 and 1367
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Mer Egl

Mirour de seinte Eglyse, an A-N translation of Speculum Ecclesie of St. Edmund of Abingdon and Pontigny (Edmund Rich) (Oxford, Bodleian Library, Digby 20)
Harry W. Robbins, Le Merure de Seinte Eglise: An Early Example of Rhythmical Prose in the Anglo-Norman Dialect, from the Manuscripts at Oxford, Cambridge, London, Durham, and Paris. And Richard Rolle’s Devout meditacioun: A Partial Translation of Saint Edmund’s Merure into Middle English, Lewisburg, 1925.
s.xiii2/4; xiii2 (MS)
DEAF: MirourEdmBR
Dean: 629
Notes: Replaced in AND1 from F onwards and in AND2 with Mirour Egl.

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Mercers

A-N material in the account books of the mercers of London
Lisa Jefferson, The Medieval Account Books of the Mercers of London, 2 vols, Farnham, 2009.
1344-1520
DEAF: CptMercersJ
Dean: —

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Merchant Adventurers

Two A-N documents in the collection of the Merchant Adventurer’s Company of England
IN: Anne F. Sutton and Livia Visser-Fuchs, The Book Of Privileges of the Merchant Adventurers of England 1296-1483, Records of Social and Economic History, New Series 42, Oxford, 2009, pp. 66-73 and 195-202.
1296 (pp. 66-73) and 1457 (pp. 195-202)
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Details: Privileges granted by John II, Duke of Brabant, to all Merchants, especially the English, pp. 66-73 (1296), and An ‘Inspeximus’ by Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick of the privileges granted by Louis de Male, Count of Flanders, pp. 195-202 (1457).

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Merlin Proph Alex

Alexandrine translation of The Prophecies of Merlin, intercalated in Wace’s Roman de Brut (Lincoln, Cathedral Chapter Library, 104)
IN: Jean Blacker, Anglo-Norman Verse Prophecies of Merlin, Dallas, 2005, pp. 58-72.
s.xiii1; xiiiex (MS)
DEAF: BrutHarlB
Dean: 20
Details: Provides rejected readings and selected variant readings from London, BL, Harley 1605 (i.e. MS ‘H’; s.xiiim); and London, BL, Addit. 45103 (i.e. MS ‘A’; s.xiii4/4).
Notes: Also provides a modern English translation.

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Merlin Proph helias

The Prophecies of Merlin by Helias, intercalated in Wace’s Roman de Brut (Durham, Cathedral Chapter Library, C.IV.27)
IN: Jean Blacker, Anglo-Norman Verse Prophecies of Merlin, Dallas, 2005, pp. 27-57.
s.xiiiin (text and MS)
DEAF: BrutDurA
Dean: 19
Details: Provides rejected readings and selected variant readings from Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 302 (i.e. MS ‘F’, s.xiii2); Cologny-Genève, Fondation Martin Bodmer 67 (i.e. MS ‘B’, s.xiii2); and Oxford, Bodleian Library, Hatton 67 (i.e. MS ‘O’, s.xiii2).
Notes: Also provides a modern English translation.
For an earlier, incomplete, edition, see Brut2.

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Merlin Proph Prol

Prologue to the Prophecies of Merlin (BL, Arundel 220)
IN: John Koch, ‘Anglonormannische Texte im Ms. Arundel 220 des Britischen Museums’, Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie 54 (1934), 20-56 (pp. 22-42). 
s.xiiiex; xiv1/4 (MS)
DEAF: MerlinProphProlK
Dean: 22
Notes: Previously Merlin.

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Merlin’s Prophecy

Merlin’s Prophecy of the Six Kings (BL, Harley 746)
IN: Rupert Taylor, The Political Prophecy in England, New York, 1911, pp. 160-64.
s.xiv1 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 18
Notes: For excerpts from Cambridge, University Library, Gg.1.1, see Rom 15 (Gg.1.1) (VII).

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Merveilles Inde

Alexander’s letter to Aristotle about the marvels of India (Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, CFM 20)
Brent A. Pitts, Lettre d’Alexandre sur les merveilles de l’Inde (Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, CFM 20), ANTS Plain Text Series 21, Oxford, 2019.
s.xiii1; s.xiv2
DEAF: —
Dean: 166
Details: Added to the end of the third book (ff. 30v-45r) of an Anglo-Norman prose translation of in six books of Estorie le Roy Alixandre.

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Mettingham

Selected passages from The National Archoves SC 1 (pp. 118-20) and CP 40 (pp. 124-28)
Franklin J. Pegues, ‘Letters to John Mettingham’, in Roy Frank Hunnisett and John B. Post, Medieval Legal Records, Edited in Memory of C. A. F. Meekings, London, 1978, pp. 116-28 (esp. pp. 118-20 and 124-28).
1296
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Previously in Meekings.

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Michael Pole

A-N document (BL, Harley Roll K.28)
J. J. N. Palmer, ‘The Impeachment of Michael de la Pole in 1386’, Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research 42 (1969), 96-101 (pp. 100-01).
1386
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Military Service

Two A-N indentures from The National Archives
N. B. Lewis, ‘An Early Fourteenth-Century Contract for Military Service’, Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research 20 (1944), 111-18 (pp. 117-18).
1317(?) and 1347
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Details: TNA Ancient Deed (Exch. K.R.) R.S. 162 and Exch. Accts. 25/33.

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Minor Enigmas

A-N excerpts from Ancient Deeds A 11479
IN: Ronald E. Latham, ‘Minor Enigmas from Medieval Records: Second Series’, English Historical Review 76 (1961), 633-49 (p. 637, n.3).
s.xiv (?)
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Mir Just

Mireur a justices, by Andrew Horn
William Joseph Whittaker, The Mirror of Justices, Selden Society 7, London, 1895.
s.xiiiex; xiv1/3 (MS)
DEAF: MirJustW
Dean: —

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Mir N-D

Miracles of the Virgin (BL, Royal 20 B.XIV)
Hilding Kjellman, La deuxième collection anglo-normande des miracles de la Sainte Vierge et son original latin, Paris and Uppsala, 1922.
c.1240; c.1300 (MS)
DEAF: MirAgn2K
Dean: 559
Notes: This edition lacks the first three miracles; for those see Judenknabe, Théo and Femme enc.
For an isolated copy of the 58th miracle, see Rom 15 (Gg.1.1) (XXVI).
This text uses the same Latin source as adgar3 and Mir Vge.

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Mir S Rich

Life and Miracles of St. Richard of Chichester, by Pierre d’Abernon of Fetcham
MS: BL, Addit. 70513 (olim Portland, Welbeck Abbey I.c.1).
c.1270; s.xiv1/4 (MS)
DEAF: PAbernRich
Dean: 545
Notes: An edition of this text is included in AND1 as S Rich. Replaced in AND2 with S Rich ants.

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Mir Vge

Miracles of the Virgin, by Everard of Gateley (Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawl. poetry 241)
IN: Paul Meyer, ‘Notice du ms. Rawlinson Poetry 241’, Romania 29 (1900), 1-84 (pp. 27-47).
s.xiii2; xivin (MS)
DEAF: MirNDEver1M
Dean: 560
Notes: This text is a thirteenth-century rewriting of the works of Adgar, cf. adgar3. See also Mir N-D, which uses the same Latin sources.
This edition provides only extracts from the second miracle.
For a fragment of a variant MS, see Rom 15 (Ee.6.30).

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Mirour Egl

Two recensions of the Mirour de seinte Eglyse, an A-N translation of Speculum Ecclesie of St. Edmund of Abingdon and Pontigny (Edmund Rich)
Alan D. Wilshere, Mirour de seinte Eglyse, ANTS 40, London, 1982.
s.xiii2/4
DEAF: MirourEdmAW; MirourEdmBW
Dean: 629
Details: The A-Text (even pages) is based on Oxford, St. John’s College, 190 (s.xiiim). The B-text (revised and extended for lay people) (odd pages) is based on BL, Arundel 288 (s.xiii2). The edition includes selected variants from the other extant MSS.
Notes: Replaces AND1’s Mer Egl.
For excerpts from B4, see Vernac Lit (XXII).

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Mirur1

Miroir, a.k.a. Evangiles des domnees, by Robert of Gretham
MS: Nottingham, University Library, MiLM4.
s.xiii2/4; xiii2 (MS)
DEAF: RobGrethEv
Dean: 589
Notes: Transcription provided by Linda Marshall.
Excerpts are discussed in Linda Marshall, A Lexicographical Study of Robert de Gretham’s ‘Miroir’, unpublished M.A. thesis, Manchester, 1971. 

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Mirur2

Excerpt from Miroir, a.k.a. Evangiles des domnees, by Robert of Gretham (Nottingham, University Library, MiLM4, 57r-82r.)
Thomas G. Duncan and Margaret Connolly, The Middle English ‘Mirror’: Sermons from Advent to Sexagesima, with a Parallel Text of the Anglo-Norman ‘Miroir’, Middle English Texts 34, Heidelberg, 2003.
s.xiii2/4; xiii2 (MS)
DEAF: RobGrethEvD
Dean: 589
Notes: For the prologue and excerpts, see also Vernac Lit (XIV).
For a fragment from BL, Addit. 26773, see MÆ 56 (II).
For a version of the first exemplum in Cambridge, Trinity College, B.14.39, see Rom 32 (B.14.39-40) (V).
For extensive extracts of Cambridge, University Library, Gg.1.1, see Rom 15 (Gg.1.1) (IX).

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Miserere

Verse homily on Psalm 51 (London, Lambeth Palace 431)
Huw Grange, ‘A Paraphrase of the Miserere in Anglo-Norman Verse (Lambeth Palace, MS 431)’, Medium Ævum 84 (2015), 40-59.
s.xiiex; xiiiin (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 611

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MLR 13

A-N contents of Dublin, Trinity College 312 (C.4.2)
Mario Esposito, ‘Anglo-Norman Poems in a Dublin Manuscript’, Modern Language Review 13 (1918), 312-18.

(I) Sage est qi sen escript (pp. 312-13); Dean: 612; see Serm DTC Ash.
(II) Ore escutez lais e clers (p. 313); Dean: 668; see Serm DTC Shrift.
(III) Vision of Tundale (p. 314); Dean: 557; provides corrections for Vis Tond.
(IV) Complete text of Pretiose dame, seinte Marie (pp. 315-17); Dean: 773; for variant MSS, see Digby (LXXVII) and Lambeth reinsch (LIXb).
(V) Complete text of Grace vous renk tut pusaunt pere (pp. 318); Dean: 863.
(VI) Beginning and end of Seinte Margarete, duce pucele (p. 318); Dean: 936.
(VII) Opening line of Quayntyse par ffausyine (p. 318); Dean: -.
(VIII) Beginning and end of Frere tout tout pussaunt (p. 318); Dean: 874.
(IX) Opening line of Cest orisoun disaite seynte Gile (p. 318); Dean: 931.

s.xiv1 (MS)
DEAF: —

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Mohun

The Mohun Chronicle
John Spence, ‘The Mohun Chronicle: An Introduction, Edition and Translation’, Nottingham Medieval Studies 55 (2011),149-216.
b.1350 (?); s.xivm (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 65
Notes: For the prologue, see Vernac Lit (XLII).

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Montagu Accounts

A-N in the accounts of the Treasurer of William de Montagu
IN: C. M. Woolgar, Household Accounts from Medieval England, Records of Social And Economic History, New Series 17, 2 vols, Oxford, 1929-23, vol. 2, pp. 588-91.
1367-68
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Montfort

Testament of Simon de Montfort
IN: Charles Bémont, Simon de Montfort, Comte de Leicester: Sa vie (120?-1265), son rôle politique en France et en Angleterre, Paris, 1884, pp. 328-30.
1259
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Montfortian Oath

A-N oath sworn by London supporters of Simon de Montfort and a note on how it was sworn
Ian Stone, ‘The Rebel Barons of 1264 and the Commune of London: An Oath of Mutual Aid’, English Historical Review 129 (2014), 1-18 (pp. 17-18).
1264
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Details: Scrap stitched to fol. 146r of Liber de Antiquis Legibus, London Metropolitan Archives, CLA/CS/01/001/001.
Notes: Also provides an English translation (pp. 4-5).

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Morley Montagu

A-N account of a court case
M. H. Keen and M. Warner, ‘Morley vs. Montagu (1399): A Case in the Court of Chivalry’, in Chronology, Conquest and Conflict in Medieval England, Camden Miscellany 34, Camden 5th Series 10, Cambridge, 1997, pp. 141-95 (esp. pp. 169-95).
1399; s.xvii (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Details: TNA State Papers Misc. 9/10.

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Mortimer Accounts

A-N in the accounts for the household of Edmund Mortimer
IN: C. M. Woolgar, Household Accounts from Medieval England, Records of Social And Economic History, New Series 17, 2 vols, Oxford, 1992-93, vol. 2
1367-68
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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MSS Wales

Selected A-N documents and excerpts from British Library MSS
Edward Owen, Catalogue of the Manuscripts Relating to Wales in the British Museum, 4 vols, Cymmrodorion Record Series 4, London, 1900-22.
s.xiiiex-xv1/3
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Details: A-N material on pp. 25-26 (Cotton Vesp. F.XIII; 1425), 545 (Harley Charter 56.B.6; 1377), 601-02 (Harley Roll E.7; 1370), 629 (Addit. Charters 1015; 1422), 641-42 (Addit. Charters 1531; 1297), 675-80 (Addit. Charters 7198; 1341) and 803 (Egerton 745; s.xiv).

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Multon Accounts

A-N in the accounts of the household of John de Multon of Frampton, Lincolnshire (Magdalene College, Oxford, Deeds, Multon Hall 160)
IN: C. M. Woolgar, Household Accounts from Medieval England, Records of Social And Economic History, New Series 17, 2 vols, Oxford, 1992-93, vol. 1, pp. 227-41.
1343-48
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Murimuth

A-N documents in Adam Murimuth’s Continuatio chronicarum
IN: Edward Maunde Thompson, Adæ Murimuth, 'Continuatio chronicarum'. Robertus de Avesbury, ‘De gestis mirabilibus regis Edwardi Tertii’, Rerum Britannicarum medii aevi scriptores 93, London, 1889, pp. 1-276.
1325-47; s.xiv3/3 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Mainly in Latin, with A-N on pp. 110-14, 138-40, 193-96, 200-08 and 249-76.

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