The ‘Missal’ of Robert of Jumièges and manuscript illumination at Peterborough c. 1015–1035

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The Fenland was a major centre of de luxe manuscript production in the first half of the eleventh century. This paper identifies Earnwig, later abbot of Peterborough, as the scribe of several illuminated gospels books and a Sacramentary, which he also illuminated, given to Robert, abbot of Jumieges.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPeterborough and the Soke: Art, Architecture and Archaeology
EditorsRon Baxter, Jackie Hall, Claudia Marx
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)978 0 367 17376 0
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NameBritish Archaeological Association Conference Transactions


  • Scribes
  • illuminators
  • patronage
  • Fenland
  • Peterborough

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