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Ernulf, Bishop of Rochester; Hutton, Leonard
Textus Roffensis, Accedunt, Professionum Antiquorum Angliae...
1720. Contains an Early Modern Edition of the Laws of Aethelbert Ernulf, Bishop of Rochester [1040-1124]. Hutton, Leonard [c.1557-1632], Additional Material. Hearne, Thomas [1678-1735], Additional Material, Editor. Textus Roffensis, Accedunt. Professionum Antiquorum Angliae Episcoporum Formulae, De Canonica Obedientia Archiepiscopis Cantuariensibus Praestanda, Et Leonardi Hutteni Dissertatio, Anglice Conscripta, de Antiquitatibus Oxoniensibus. E Codicibus Mss. Descripsit Ediditque Tho. Hearnius. Oxford: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1720. LIV, [2], 271, [1]; [2], 275-423, [1] pp. Two folding plates. Text mostly in Latin and Anglo-Saxon, Antiquities of Oxford in English. Octavo (7-3/4" x 4-1/2"). Recent quarter calf over paper-covered boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, negligible foxing to a few leaves. An attractive copy. * Only edition. Edited by Hearne, this was the first modern edition of an important medieval manuscript. Written sometime between 1122 and 1124, the Textus Roffensis consists of two separate works written sometime between 1122 and 1124. Something of a miscellany, it includes the Laws of Aethelbert, the oldest surviving English law code and the oldest Anglo-Saxon text, and the coronation charter of Henry I of England (1100). The main text is followed by Hutton's Antiquities of Oxford. English Short-Title Catalogue T150361.
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