The Chronicle of Melrose Abbey: A Stratigraphic Edition. Introduction and facsimile edition. Vol. 1
The Chronicle of Melrose Abbey is the principal source for Scottish history in the late twelfth and thirteenth centuries; it is also a remarkable survival of a chronicle-manuscript that grew for over a century. It is thus of great importance to historians and palaeographers alike. This new edition is accompanied by a detailed introduction, offering a full account of scribes; a collation of the manuscript; a discussion of the manuscript's evolution and binding-history in the light of its disbinding in 2005 and 2006; a new "stratigraphic" approach to the chronicle's development; and a full account of the manuscript's history. There is also a discussion of Cistercian chronicling in the British Isles. Of particular interest is the recognition that the manuscript comprised part of British Library MS Cotton Julius B. XIII as well as Cotton Faustina B. IX, shedding new light on the nature of the original codex and its date. The book is accompanied by a DVD containing digitised images of the whole manuscript. Dr DAUVIT BROUN teaches in the Department of History and Archaeology at the University of Glasgow; JULIAN HARRISON is an Honorary Research Fellow of the University of Glasgow, and Curator of Medieval Manuscripts at the British Library.
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Melrose Abbey and its World Dauvit Broun
Cistercian Chronicling in the British Isles Julian Harrison
Editing the Chronicle of Melrose Dauvit Broun
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The Chronicle of Melrose Abbey: A Stratigraphic Edition
Dauvit Broun,Julian Harrison
Fragmentweergave - 2007
abbot of Dundrennan abbot of Melrose addition on Faustina Alexander Anderson & Anderson annal annalistic texts Anno ascenders bifolia binding bishop British Library chapter Chronicle of Melrose chronicle's chronological Cistercian Classification codicological copy Cottonian Coverage Croft Dickinson cursive Date date-limit Dauvit Broun death Deeping St James discussion Edinburgh English entries evidendy Faustina folios gothic hand History Hugh of Saint-Victor's inserted John Leland Julian Harrison Julius King later letters list of popes looped lower margin Mael Coluim main text manuscript margin of Faustina material medieval Melrose Abbey Melrose Chronicle Melrose codex notes original codex outer margin palaeographical parchment possibly x1259 prickings probably quire record Rievaulx Rolls Series ruled lines saec Saint-Victor's Chronicle Scodand Scots Scottish Scribe 19 Scribe 28 Scribe 30 Scribe 45 script sign-post rubrics slighdy stint Strata Stratum Stratum 27 suggested synopsis textualis textualis media thirteenth century Thorney tironian Verse Chronicle writing written year-numbers