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MS. Eng. th. c. 70

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)


Ancren Riwle

Fragment: one leaf. Ed. Arthur S. Napier, 'A fragment of the Ancrene Riwle', Journal of Germanic Philology, 2 (1898), 199–202; Frances M. Mack, ed., The English text of the Ancrene Riwle: edited from Cotton MS. Titus D.xviii, together with: The Llanhydrock fragment, Bodleian MS. Eng. th. c. 70, edited by A. Zettersten (Early English Text Society, 252) (London, New York, Toronto, 1963), 163–71 (with pls. of both sides of the fragment).

Language(s): Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 1 leaf


34 long lines.


Origin: 14th century, first half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly used as a wrapper of a book in the Library at Lanhydrock

Formerly no. 145 in the Lanhydrock guardbook which is now MS. Lat. misc. b. 17

Given by Viscount Clifden, 1959

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.