Item 03 - A Collection of English Religious Treatises

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GB 2014 WS-01-MSS-03


A Collection of English Religious Treatises


  • ca. 1420 (Creation)

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1 manuscript; Sm 4to, 231 pages.

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(ca. 1300-1349)

Biographical history

Name of creator

(ca. 1174-1240)

Biographical history

Archbishop of Canterbury

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MS on Vellum. Busby's own Catalogue mark:

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Conditions governing access

Access to manuscripts is granted to researchers by prior appointment.

Conditions governing reproduction

A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the item. Copies are supplied in accordance with Westminster School's Policy on Archive and Heritage Collections, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of items in the custody of Westminster School must be sought from its Governing Body.

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  • English
  • Latin

Script of material

  • Latin

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Hanna, Ralph. “The Origins and Production of Westminster School Ms. 3.” Studies in Bibliography, vol. 41, 1988, pp. 197–218. JSTOR,

Hanna, Ralph, Pursuing history : middle English manuscripts and their texts, Stanford : Stanford University Press, 1996.

Moss, Amanda, “A Merchant's Tales: A London Fifteenth-Century Household Miscellany.” The Yearbook of English Studies, vol. 33, 2003, pp. 156–169. JSTOR

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GB 2014 WS-01-MSS-03

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GB 2014

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  • English


  • Latin


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