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  • Record Number: 948
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Laing , Margaret and Angus McIntosh
  • Contributor(s):
  • Title: The Language of "Ancrene Riwle," the Katherine Group Texts and "The Wohunge of Ure Lauerd" in BL Cotton Titus D XVIII [detailed analysis of language overlays including a North West Midland element and a North Midland element].
  • Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 96, ( 1995): Pages 235 - 263.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Ancrene Wisse, Middle English Devotional Work Katherine Group, Middle English Hagiographical Works Language Manuscripts Scribes and Scriptoria Wohunge of Ure Lauerd, Middle English Devotional Work
  • Award Note:
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13
  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; London;British Library Cotton Titus D xviii, fols. 14r-147v. Consists of five texts (Ancrene Riwle, Sawles Warde, Hali Meidenhad, The Wohunge of Ure Lauerd, and St. Katherine) all in one hand.
  • Illustrations: One map showing the likely scribal origins of the Ancrene Riwle and The Wohunge texts. Three manuscript stemma diagrams.
  • Table: Three tables listing linguistic forms. The first shows the scribe's own usage, the second illustrates the North West Midland overlay, and the third gives forms confined to The Wohunge.
  • Abstract:
  • Author's Affiliation: Institute for Historical Dialectology, School of Scottish Studies, Edinburgh
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00283754