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Asser: Life of King Alfred

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3825

Scope and Contents

Alfred's will is at fo. 33v. Though not so stated, occasional scribal errors suggest that this is a transcript of the 'Parker' edition, printed London, 1574, but with the Old English letterforms normalised. fos 38, ii-lxvi: blank. fo. 1: signature 'Arundel', presumably Thomas Howard, earl of Arundel (1585-1646, restored to title 1604).


  • 1604 (Circa)

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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at J. T. Frere's sale, Feb. 1896, lot 118. Purchased by Library from Bull & Auvache.

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