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Edward the Confessor: A Visitor to Worcester?

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The E-mail message field is required. Ælfgar was the son of Leofric, Earl of Mercia, and his wife Godgifu Lady Godiva. . It opens with the historical context, followed by a thorough reexamination of the evidence for dating and localising examples of the script. But, in 1058, the year that Ealdred intended to leave the country on pilgrimage to Jerusalem, the west of the country was in upheaval again. Chronicon abbatiae de Evesham, ad annum 1418. Therefore, that Edward was in Worcester in 1058 is no great surprise.

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English Vernacular Minuscule from Aethelred to Cnut, Circa 990

english vernacular minuscule from and 198thelred to cnut circa 990 circa 1035 stokes peter a

Peter Stokes is Senior Lecturer at King's College London. The two deacons that follow, Godric and Godwin, are enlightening also. In sum this is an exemplary study. It then offers a full analysis of the complete corpus of surviving writing in English Vernacular minuscule, datable approximately from its inception in the 990s to the death of Cnut in 1035. There was no official ecclesiastical court until 1070. However Ælfgar made an alliance with Gruffydd ap Llewellyn and in 1055 the two of them joined forces to attack Hereford.

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Contents: Frontcover; Contents; List of Tables, Figures and Plates; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. It appeared at a time of great political and social upheaval, with Danish incursions and conquest, continuing monastic reform, and an explosion of writing and copying in the vernacular, including the homilies of Alfric and Wulfstan, two different recensions of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, two of the four major surviving manuscripts of Old English poetry the 'Beowulf' and 'Junius' books , and many original royal and ecclesiastical diplomas, writs and wills. Peter Stokes is Senior Lecturer at King's College London. But in 1058, allied with Gruffydd ap Llewellyn and a formidable Viking fleet under the control of Magnus, son of Harold Hardrada king of Norway, Ælfgar landed back in Wales. So why would King Edward be in Worcester to sign this charter? It had been more usual for Edward to spend Christmas in Gloucester but in that year Edward spent Easter there, probably at Kingsholm, where he had a palace. Edward had banished Ælfgar for a second time.

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English Vernacular Minuscule from Æthelred to Cnut, circa 990

english vernacular minuscule from and 198thelred to cnut circa 990 circa 1035 stokes peter a

It has always been said that the Anglo-Saxon king Edward the Confessor reigned 1042-1066 , unlike many later English rulers, never travelled as far north as Worcester. A new, distinct script, English Vernacular minuscule, emerged in the 990s, used for writing in Old English. However, although these important manuscripts and documents have been studied extensively, this has tended to be in isolation or small groups, never before as a complete corpus, a gap which this volume aims to rectify. Ealdred had been chosen to be the Bishop of Worcester by Edward himself and besides his episcopal duties served Edward as both a diplomat and leader of the army in the Welsh Marches. While listening to a lecture by Professor Simon Keyes of Cambridge, the leading authority on Anglo-Saxon charters, a passing reference to a charter from Worcester witnessed by Edward the Confessor caught my attention.

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English Vernacular Minuscule from Aethelred to Cnut, Circa 990

english vernacular minuscule from and 198thelred to cnut circa 990 circa 1035 stokes peter a

The King is the first witness, followed by the four senior witnesses, Ealdred, the Bishop of Worcester and grantor of the land. However, although these important manuscripts and documents have been studied extensively, this has tended to be in isolation or small groups, never before as a complete corpus, a gap which this volume aims to rectify. It is highly likely he went to Worcester to discuss this security with Ealdred and thus was present to witness this grant to Dodda. Oxford University Press, London, 1955. Glosses and Scribbles; Conclusion: Change and Continuity in Early English Vernacular Minuscule; Appendix. The successful outcome of these talks resulted in Ealdred being rewarded with the vacant see of Hereford. Abstract: A major contribution to our knowledge of pre-1066 English cultural and ecclesiastical history.

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English Vernacular Minuscule from Æthelred to Cnut, circa 990

english vernacular minuscule from and 198thelred to cnut circa 990 circa 1035 stokes peter a

List of Scribal Hands; Glossary; Bibliography; Index of Manuscripts and Charters; General Index; Figures and Plates; Backcover. Athelwig, the Abbot of Evesham, Eadmund, the Abbot of Pershore and Godric, Abbot of Winchcombe. Leofgar, the bishop of Hereford, was killed and Ealdred was called upon to negotiate peace terms with Prince Gruffydd. It them offers a full analysis of the complete corpus of surviving writing in English vernacular minuscule, datable approximately from its inception in the 990s to the death of Cnut in 1035. Originally part of the collection of Christopher, 1 st Viscount Hatton who borrowed and removed this collection from Worcester in 1644. Map of Worcestershire by Emanuel Bowen C18th.

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English Vernacular Minuscule from Aethelred to Cnut, Circa 990

english vernacular minuscule from and 198thelred to cnut circa 990 circa 1035 stokes peter a

Especially if this was a Witenagamot there would certainly have been many of his court present as well as thegns from other counties. Other charters that Edward has witnessed include several of the royal court among the witnesses. I feel this single charter written and witnessed in Worcester establishes that he did visit Worcester and the Cathedral at least once during his reign. This charter is witnessed by Edward the Confessor. While solidly grounded in palaeographical methodology, the book introduces more innovative approaches: by examining all of the approximately 500 surviving examples of the script as a whole rather than focussing on selected highlights, it presents a synthesis of the handwriting in order to identify local practices, new scribal connections, and chronological and stylistic developments in this important but surprisingly little-studied script.

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English Vernacular Minuscule from Aethelred to Cnut, Circa 990

english vernacular minuscule from and 198thelred to cnut circa 990 circa 1035 stokes peter a

Easter Day was 19 th April in 1058. The scribe is also known. While solidly grounded in palaeographical methodology, the book introduces more innovative approaches: by examining all of the approximately 500 surviving examples of the script as a whole rather than focussing on selected highlights, it presents a synthesis of the handwriting in order to identify local practices, new scribal connections, and chronological and stylistic developments in this important but surprisingly little-studied script. The Witanagemot in the Reign of Edward the Confessor. The evidence that Edward visited Worcester is based on a charter dating from 1058. It opens with the historical context, followed by a thorough reexamination of the evidence for dating and localising examples of the script. Due to the unsettled situation Edward would no doubt have wanted to meet with Ealdred to ensure that the Welsh border was in safe hands and protected during his absence on pilgrimage.

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English Vernacular Minuscule from Æthelred to Cnut, circa 990 - circa 1035. Scribal Change in Bookhands and Charters: The 'Tall and Narrow' Hands; 4. All are Abbeys of the See of Worcester. This charter, a grant of land in Norton, Worcestershire is to Dodda, a prominent thegn and landholder of the bishop of Worcester, Ealdred. Bishop Ealdred was also in Gloucester for some of the Easter period as he consecrated Athelwig as Abbot of Evesham there on the 23 rd April 1058.

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English Vernacular Minuscule from Aethelred to Cnut, Circa 990

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Scribal Continuity in Bookhands and Charters: The 'Square-Influenced' Hands; 5. . . . . .

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