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Manuscripts, English

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Manuscripts entirely or partially in English.

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MS 218: Fragments of the Auchinleck Manuscript containing two texts, 1330s

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Identifier: MS 218
Contents These fragments consist of four leaves of the famous Auchinleck Manuscript, held by the National Library of Scotland. This manuscript was written in the 1330s in London and contains a collection on Middle English works believed to provide unique insight into the 14th century, not least because some of the Middle English texts within it do not appear elsewhere. These fragments were separated from the main manuscript, and seem to have been used for covers for books.Two of the leaves are from...
Dates: 1330s