Source: FacsimileNewMinster.LiberVitae

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Source Information
Source Title The Liber Vitae of the New Minster, Winchester
Date of composition 1031, though the introductory narrative section was probably composed in the 980s
Language Latin
Primary Source Information
Repository British Library
Country United Kingdom
Manuscript location London
Folio(s)/page(s) 8r-21v, 25r-28v
Provenance Winchester, New Minster
Additional information The original components of the manuscript also included the will of King Alfred, a collection of texts relating to the chronology of the Christian world, an account of the royal saints of Kent, a list of saints' resting places, a West Saxon regnal list,
Siglum/accession no. Stowe 944

Notes

*These folios are those of the first layer of names, entered in 1031. Additions were subsequently made from the 1030s until the dissolution of the Hyde Abbey in the 16th century. *The source reference for each entry indicates the folio, the list (as numbered by S. Keynes in the Introduction to the facsimile) and the position of the individual name. *The Liber Vitae was produced under the auspices of Abbot ∆lfwine (1031-1057) in 1031. The same scribe who wrote the 1031 Liber Vitae was involved in the production of another manuscript associated with ∆lfwine, "∆lfwine's Prayerbook", whre he names himself ∆lfswige (Keynes, Liber Vitae).

Edition(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
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The LIber Vitae of the New Minster and Hyde Abbey Winchester Keynes, Simon The LIber Vitae of the New Minster and Hyde Abbey Winchester Copenhagen 1996  
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Liber Vitae: Register and Martyrology of New Minster and Hyde Abbey, Winchester Birch, Walter de Gray Liber Vitae: Register and Martyrology of New Minster and Hyde Abbey, Winchester London and Winchester 1892