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  • St Jerome, Commentary on Ecclesiastes and Translat...

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 12th century

    The abbey of Saint Peter, Corbie, in northern France was founded by the Merovingian queen, Bathilde, widow of King Clovi...

  • St Jerome, Commentary on Jeremiah

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century

    In the Old Testament Book of Jeremiah, the prophet warns King Zedekiah of the destruction of Jerusalem.  This copy of St...

  • Symeon of Durham, De Exordio Ecclesiae Dunelmensis

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 12th century

    Symeon of Durham (active c. 1090–c. 1128) was an English monk and historian, known for writing a number of chronicles, i...

  • William of Jumièges, Deeds of the Norman Dukes

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 12th century

    The Benedictine monk William of Jumièges (fl. 1026–1070) composed his historical account of the deeds of the Norm...

  • Winchcombe Chronicle

    Manuscript Created date: 1st half of the 12th century–1st quarter of the 14th century

    The Winchcombe Chronicle traces the history of Winchcombe Abbey in Gloucestershire from AD 1–1181. Winchcombe was a roya...