By Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe
This quantity provides a semi-diplomatic version of the textual content of MS C (London, British Library Cotton, Tiberius B.i). frequently often called `the Abingdon Chronicle', it was once considerably copied within the mid-eleventh century and endured to be so sporadically thereafter; the complement to its abrupt finishing via a twelfth-century reader means that it was once nonetheless of curiosity within the interval after the Conquest. The C-text is a crucial resource of data for the reign of Edward the Confessor, and it brings a different political viewpoint to the ascendency of Godwine and his sons.The conventional organization of the textual content, manuscript or either with the reformed monastery of Abingdon has been an immense characteristic of the present realizing of the interrelationships one of the a number of texts of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. the current version examines a number of the arguments for associating the C-text with Abingdon and the problems inherent in those arguments. It brings to endure facts from the palaeography and codicology of the manuscript in addition to textual content old and linguistic facts. The advent to the textual content considers the various strands composing the C-text, and the shut relationships of this article to MSS B, D, and E, and the amount is done with indices of folks, peoples and areas.
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Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 5: MS C by Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe