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The Waltham Chronicle: An Account of the Discovery of Our Holy Cross at Montacute and Its Conveyance to Waltham
     

The Waltham Chronicle: An Account of the Discovery of Our Holy Cross at Montacute and Its Conveyance to Waltham

by Leslie Watkiss, Marjorie Chibnall
 

The first translation of the Waltham Chronicle is printed here with the original Latin text and full introduction and notes. Written by one of the secular canons of Waltham Priory, this interesting example of a twelfth-century historia fundacionis records the legends of the community's foundation and miracle stories, together with genuine historical information.

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The first translation of the Waltham Chronicle is printed here with the original Latin text and full introduction and notes. Written by one of the secular canons of Waltham Priory, this interesting example of a twelfth-century historia fundacionis records the legends of the community's foundation and miracle stories, together with genuine historical information.

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"...Edited to the high standards of the Oxford Medieval Texts series...will prove valuable to anyone interested in twelfth-century monastic reorganization...an example of ideal editing of medieval manuscripts."—Speculum-A Journal of Medieval Studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198221647
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/01/1994
Series:
Oxford Medieval Texts Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.68(d)
Lexile:
1640L (what's this?)

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Clare Hall, Cambridge

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