Item 172 - William Aldis Wright: collation of MSS. of the metrical chronicle of Robert of Gloucester

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William Aldis Wright: collation of MSS. of the metrical chronicle of Robert of Gloucester

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  • Aug. 1868 (Creation)

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1 vol. with 2 sheets laid in loose

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Other materials closely related to this volume were the bequest of William Aldis Wright, 1914.

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Collation of the British Museum's Cotton Caligula A.xi, and the Bodleian's, Digby 205 done August 13-August 25, 1868, with readings from Trinity College, Cambridge's MS, R.4.26, and University Library, Cambridge's MS Ee.4.31. With two printed poems laid in loose at the back: "One word more" , and a poem beginning "Bright Easter greeting! Lenten time is o'er", both signed C.H.P.

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See also printer's proofs of William Aldis Wright's edition, with his corrections, Adv.b.18.9 and Adv.b.18.1 and Adv.b. 18.13.

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The metrical chronicle of Robert of Gloucester, edited by William Aldis Wright, London, 1887.

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