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.

Waldef

Le Roman de Waldef
MS: Cologny-Geneva, Bibl. Bodmeriana, 168.
1190-1210; c.1300 (MS)
DEAF: Waldef
Dean: 155
Notes: Transcription provided by R. Anderson.
Replaced in AND1 from P onwards and in AND2 with Waldef bb.

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Waldef BB

Le Roman de Waldef (Cologny-Geneva, Bibl. Bodmeriana, 168)
Anthony J. Holden, Le Roman de Waldef (Cod. Bodmer 168), Bibliotheca Bodmeriana, Textes 5, Cologny-Geneva, 1984.
1190-1210; c.1300 (MS)
DEAF: WaldefH
Dean: 155

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Wardrobe Debentures

Two documents from The National Archives containing A-N
Anthony Steel, ‘The Negotiation of Wardrobe Debentures in the Fourteenth Century’, English Historical Review 44 (1929), 439-43.
1316 (p. 440) and 1350 (p. 443)
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Previously Wardrobe.

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Wardrobe Expenses Ed III

A-N in the Expenses of the Great Wardrobe of Edward III
Nicholas Harris Nicolas, ‘Accounts of the Expenses of the Great Wardrobe of King Edward the Third’, Archaeologia: Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity Published by the Society of Antiquaries of London, 31 (1846) 5-103.
1344-49
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Notes: Latin text, containing vernacular words.

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Wardrobe Rich II

A-N wardrobe account
W. Paley Baildon, ‘A Wardrobe Account of 16-17 Richard II, 1393-94’, Archaeologia 62 (1911), 497-514 (pp. 510-14).
1393-94
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Wardrobe Spaldington

A-N document from The National Archives
Frédérique Lachaud, ‘An Aristocratic Wardrobe of the Late Thirteenth Century: The Confiscation of the Goods of Osbert de Spaldington in 1298’, Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research 67 (1994), 91-100 (p. 100).
1298
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Details: TNA E101/354/11/6.

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Waterford busby

Three Anglo-Norman translations by Jofroi de Waterford (Paris, BN, franç. 1822, i.e. MS ‘P’)
Keith Busby, The French Works of Jofroi de Waterford: A Critical Edition, Textes vernaculaires du moyen age 25, Turnhout, 2020.

(I) La gerre de Troi, translated from Dares Phrigius’ De excidio Troiae (pp. 49-90); DEAF: TroieJofr; Dean: 240.
(II) Le regne des Romains, translated from Eutropius’ Breviarium historiae romanae ab urbe condita (pp. 91-184); DEAF: —; Dean: 241.
(III) Le secré de secrés, translated from Philippus Tripolitanus’ Secretum secretorum (which translated from the Arabic Kitâb Sirr al-âsrar) (pp. 185-348); DEAF: SecrSecrPr2; Dean: 239; printed in parallel with a fragment in London, Society of Antiquaries 101, flyleaves (i.e. MS ‘L’, s.xiv1/4); replaces Secr waterford1 and Secr waterford2.

1266-1300; c.1300 (MS)
Notes: The Anglo-Irish Jofroi de Waterford translated the texts, and Servais Copale, working as his scribe, was responsible for the Picard-Walloon features of the language.

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Waterford Custumal

Laws and usages of the City of Waterford
Gearóid Mac Niocaill, Na Buirgéisí XII-XIV aois, Dublin, 1964.
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Weights

Weights and measures in A-N
IN: H. Hall and F. J. Nicholas, ‘Select Tracts and Table Books relating to English Weights and Measures (1100-1742)’, Camden Miscellany 15, 3rd Series 41 (1929), 1-68.

(I) De composicione monete et mensurarum tempore Regis E[dwardi] filii Regis H[enrici] (BL, Cotton Cleopatra A.XVI); s.xv (MS) (pp. 6-7).
(II) De tute manere de peys et de mesures ki um vend (BL, Egerton 2733); c.1253 (pp. 11-12).

DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Welsh Rulers

Seven A-N documents
IN: Huw Pryce, The Acts Of Welsh Rulers 1120-1283, Cardiff, 2005, pp. 222-23, 228, 235, 641, 723, 731, and 806-07.
1277-84
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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West Boroughs

Excerpt from A-N petition
Eva Penson, ‘Charters to Some Western Boroughs in 1256’, English Historical Review 35 (1920), 558-64 (p. 564).
1399 (A-N document)
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Westm A-N


Anglo-Norman material in: L.C. Hector and Barbara F. Harvey, The Westminster Chronicle 1381-1394, Oxford, 1982.
1386-90
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Westm Chron

Royal writ
IN: Thomas F. Tout, ‘The Westminster Chronicle Attributed to Robert of Reading’, English Historical Review 31 (1916), 450-64 (pp. 462-63).
1324
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Westm Glosses

Incomplete trilingual nominale
Tony Hunt, ‘The Trilingual Vocabulary in MS Westminster Abbey 34/11’, Notes and Queries 226 (1981), 14-15.
s.xiv1 (MS)
DEAF: —
Dean: 303

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Westm Wenlok

A-N documents
Barbara F. Harvey, Documents Illustrating the Rule of Walter of Wenlok, Abbot of Westminster, 1283-1307, Camden Society, 4th Series 2, London, 1965.
1285-1307
DEAF: WestmH
Dean: —
Notes: Previously Westm.
AND1 (A-C) refers to this text as Westm Mun (using Harvey’s at that time unpublished transcriptions).
A-N documents on pp. 49-154 and 241-48.

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Whethamstede

A-N documents from BL, Cotton Tiberius E.vi
IN: Henry Thomas Riley, Chronica monasterii S. Albani. Volume 6, Registra quorundam abbatum monasterii S.Albani, qui saeculo XVmo. floruere. Registra Johannis Whethamstede, Willelmi Albon et Willelmi Walingforde, abbatum monasterii Sancti Albani; cum appendice, continente quasdam epistolas, a Johanne Whethamstede conscriptas, Rolls Series, London, 1872-73, Vol. 2, appendix (D), pp. 327-29, 339-40, 345, 347-53, and 355-61.
s.xiiiex-xv
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Wigmore

Prose chronicle of the foundation of Wigmore Abbey (Herefordshire), translated from Latin (Chicago, University Library, 224)
J. C. Dickinson and P. T. Ricketts, ‘The Anglo-Norman Chronicle of Wigmore Abbey’, Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists’ Field Club 39 (1969), 413-43.
s.xiv1 (?); xivex (MS)
DEAF: ChronWigmoreD
Dean: 64
Notes: Replaced by Three Chronicles (I), which provides Ricketts’ corrected transcription.

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Will Arundel

Excerpt from the will of Richard Earl of Arundel
IN: W. H. St. John Hope, ‘On the Inventory of the Goods of Collegiate Church of the Holy Trinity, Arundel’, Archaeologia 61 (1908), 61-96 (p. 77).
1392
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Will Beauchamp

A-N will of Sir Roger Beauchamp
IN: Frederick A. Page-Turner, ‘The Bedfordshire Wills and Administrations, Proved at Lambeth Palace and in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon’, Miscellanea, Bedfordshire Historical Record Society 2, Bedford, 1914, pp. 3-59 (pp. 4-17).
1379
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Will Bere and Burley

Two A-N wills, by Sybil de la Bere and Sir Richard Burley
IN: Joseph Henry Parry, Registrum Johannis Gilbert, Episcopi Herefordensis, 1375-89, Canterbury and York Society 18, London, 1915, pp. 54-55 and 109-12.
1382-87
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Will Bohun

A-N will of Humphrey de Bohun
T. H. Turner, ‘The Will of Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex, with Extracts from the Inventory of his Effects, 1319-1322’, Archaeological Journal 2 (1846), 339-49.
1319-22
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Will Crioll

A-N will of Margery de Crioll
IN: Hilary Jenkinson and G. Herbert Fowler, ‘Some Bedfordshire Wills at Lambeth and Lincoln’, Miscellanea, Bedfordshire Historical Record Society 14, Bedford, 1931, pp. 79-131 (p. 83).
1319
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Will Penebrugg

A-N will of Sir Fouk de Penebrugg
MS: BL, Stowe CH 622.
1325
DEAF: TestFouk
Dean: —
Notes: Previously Will.
Transcription provided by Peter Rickard
Some vocabulary is discussed in William Rothwell, ‘Glimpses into our Ignorance of the Anglo-Norman Lexis’, in Ian Short, Medieval French Textual Studies in Memory of T. B. W. Reid, ANTS Occasional Publications Series 1, London, 1984, pp. 167-79.

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William Pole

William Pole’s writ of Privy seal to the chancellor
George Osborne Sayles ‘The ‘English Company’ of 1343 and a Merchant’s Oath’, Speculum 6 (1931), 177-205 (pp. 199-200).
1353
DEAF: —
Dean: —
Details: Also published in George Osborne Sayles, Scripta Diversa, London, 1982, pp. 27-55 (pp. 49-50).

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Winchester1

A-N version of the Winchester Usages
E. Smirke, ‘Ancient Consuetudinary of the City of Winchester’, Archaeological Journal 9 (1852), 69-76.
c.1275 (MS)
DEAF: CoutWinchS
Dean: —
Notes: Previously Winchester.

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Winchester2

A-N version of the Winchester Usages
John S. Furley, The Ancient Usages of the City of Winchester from the Anglo-French Version Preserved in Winchester College, Oxford, 1927.
c.1275 (text and MS)
DEAF: CoutWinchF
Dean: —
Notes: Previously Winchester.

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Windsor

Selection of mainly A-N documents
Maude V. Clarke, ‘William of Windsor in Ireland, 1369-76’, in Lucy S. Sutherland and May McKisack, Fourteenth-Century Studies, Oxford, 1937, pp. 146-241.
1369-76
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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Winter and Christmas

Two A-N lyrics about Winter and Christmas
IN: Alfred Jeanroy and Arthur Långfors, Chansons satirique et bachique du XIIIe siècle, CFMA 23, Paris, 1922.

(I) El tens d’iver quant vei palir, Cambridge, Pembroke College, 113; s.xii2 (MS) (pp. 39-42); Dean: 117.
(II) A-N Christmas Carol, BL, Royal 16.E.VIII; s.xiii2 (MS) (pp. 80-81); Dean: 148.

DEAF: —

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Wykes Cust


‘A Custumal, A.D. MCCXCVIII, of the Manor of Wykes (in the Hundred of Tendring, Co. Essex), among the Muniments of G.A. Lowndes, Esq. of Barrington Hall, Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society, New Series 1 (1878), 109-15.
1298
DEAF: —
Dean: —

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