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Charters of Shaftesbury Abbey /
edited by S.E. Kelly.
imprint
Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, c1996.
description
xxxviii, 151 p., 2 p. of plates : facsims. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0197261515 :
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imprint
Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, c1996.
isbn
0197261515 :
general note
English text with charters in Latin.
catalogue key
1765521
 
Includes index.
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Summaries
Long Description
The latest volume of Anglo-Saxon charters covers the pre-Conquest archive of Shaftesbury Abbey in Dorset, founded by King Alfred and destined to be of great importance in the medieval period. The majority of the thirty surviving documents date form the tenth century, with the last a charter of Cnut from 1019. The present edition addresses the extensive corruption introduced into the surviving texts by repeated earlier copying, particularly in the vernacular boundary clauses. This is a very important collection providing almost the only evidence for the history of Shaftesbury in the Anglo-Saxon period.
Main Description
The latest volume of Anglo-Saxon charters covers the pre-Conquest archive of Shaftesbury Abbey in Dorset, founded by King Alfred and destined to be of great importance in the medieval period. The majority of the thirty surviving documents date form the tenth century, with the last a charterof Cnut from 1019. The present edition addresses the extensive corruption introduced into the surviving texts by repeated earlier copying, particularly in the vernacular boundary clauses. This is a very important collection providing almost the only evidence for the history of Shaftesbury in the Anglo-Saxon period.
Main Description
The latest volume of Anglo-Saxon charters covers the pre-Conquest archive of Shaftesbury Abbey in Dorset, founded by King Alfred and destined to be of great importance in the medieval period. The majority of the thirty surviving documents date from the tenth century, with the latest a charter of Cnut from 1019. The present edition addresses the extensive corruption introduced into the surviving texts by repeated earlier copying. This is a very important collection providing almost the only evidence for the history of Shaftesbury in the Anglo-Saxon period.
Main Description
The latest volume of Anglo-Saxon charters covers the pre-Conquest archiveof Shaftesbury Abbey in Dorset, founded by King Alfred and destined to be ofgreat importance in the medieval period. The majority of the thirty survivingdocuments date from the tenth century, with the latest a charter of Cnut from1019. The present edition addresses the extensive corruption introduced intothe surviving texts by repeated earlier copying.This is a very important collection providing almost the only evidence for thehistory of Shaftesbury in the Anglo-Saxon period.
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The latest volume of Anglo-Saxon charters covers the pre-Conquest archive of Shaftesbury Abbey in Dorset, founded by King Alfred and destined to be of great importance in the medieval period. The majority of the thirty surviving documents date from the tenth century, with the latest a charter of Cnut from 1019. The present edition addresses the extensive corruption introduced into the surviving texts by repeated earlier copying.This is a very important collection providing almost the only evidence for the history of Shaftesbury in the Anglo-Saxon period.

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