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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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Anglo-Saxon Charters

Edited by: A. J. Robertson

ISBN13: 9780521178327
Published: December 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback reissue
Price: £39.99



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This volume, first published in 1939, draws together a significant number of vernacular documents from early medieval England. Augmenting the work with constant reference to contemporary sources such as laws and Latin charters, Dr Robertson examines a wide range of miscellaneous Anglo-Saxon texts including declarations (gesqutelunga), chirographs and entries in Gospel Books - not all charters in the strictest sense. In each instance, an edition of the text is given in the original Old English with extensive notes and a reliable modern English translation following. This work will be a valuable resource for anyone studying the vernacular textual history of pre-Norman England.

Subjects:
Legal History
Contents:
A note by the former General Editor; Preface; List of abbreviations; Extensive list of charters, land leases and legal agreements; Appendices; Notes; Indexes.