Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts Featuring the Hand of Orderic Vitalis

Jenny Weston, Charles C. Rozier

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The principal discussions of manuscripts featuring Orderic's hand to date are those listed in works by Léopold Delisle, Marjorie Chibnall and Denis Escudier. The following appendix aims to provide a more detailed picture of the precise nature and locations of Orderic's contributions within the surviving manuscript corpus, including the addition of Rouen, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 540, as discussed by Weston, above. The manuscripts are listed according to institution. Each entry contains the shelfmark, approximate date of production, dimensions, total number of folia, textual contents, as well as a brief description of Orderic's contribution with precise folia numbers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOrderic Vitalis: Life, Works and Interpretations
EditorsCharles C. Rozier, Daniel Roach, Giles E. M. Gasper, Elisabeth van Houts
Place of PublicationWoodbridge
PublisherBoydell Press
ISBN (Electronic)9781782048404
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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