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100 1  Stokes, Peter A.|q(Peter Anthony),|eauthor. 
245 10 English vernacular minuscule from Æthelred to Cnut c. 990-
       c. 1035 /|cPeter A. Stokes. 
246 14 English vernacular minuscule from Æthelred to Cnut. Circa 
       990-circa 1035 
264  1 Woodbridge (Suffolk, England) ;|aRochester, New York :
       |bD.S. Brewer,|c2014. 
264  4 |c©2014 
300    1 online resource (xii, 297 pages) :|billustrations, 
       facsimiles, maps. 
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490 1  Publications of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon 
       Studies ;|vvolume 14 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-254), 
       appendix, glossary, and indexes. 
505 0  Background -- Attributions of origin -- Scribal change in 
       bookhands and charters : the 'tall and narrow' hands -- 
       Scribal continuity in bookhands and charters : the 'square
       -influenced' hands -- Glosses and scribbles. 
520    A new, distinct script, English vernacular minuscule, 
       emerged in the 990s, used for writing in Old English. It 
       appeared at a time of great political and social upheaval,
       with Danish incursions and conquest, continuing monastic 
       reform, and an explosion of writing and copying in the 
       vernacular, including the homilies of Alfric and Wulfstan,
       two different recensions of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, two
       of the four major surviving manuscripts of Old English 
       poetry (the 'Beowulf' and 'Junius' books), and many 
       original royal and ecclesiastical diplomas, writs and 
       wills. However, although these important manuscripts and 
       documents have been studied extensively, this has tended 
       to be in isolation or small groups, never before as a 
       complete corpus, a gap which this volume aims to rectify. 
       It opens with the historical context, followed by a 
       thorough reexamination of the evidence for dating and 
       localising examples of the script. It them offers a full 
       analysis of the complete corpus of surviving writing in 
       English vernacular minuscule, datable approximately from 
       its inception in the 990s to the death of Cnut in 1035. 
       While solidly grounded in palaeographical methodology, the
       book introduces more innovative approaches: by examining 
       all of the approximately 500 surviving examples of the 
       script as a whole rather than focusing on selected 
       highlights, it presents a synthesis of the handwriting in 
       order to identify local practices, new scribal connections,
       and chronological and stylistic developments in this 
       important but surprisingly little-studied script. Peter 
       Stokes is Senior Lecturer at King's College London. 
650  0 English language|yOld English, ca. 450-1100|xWritten 
650  0 English language|yOld English, ca. 450-1100|xAlphabet. 
650  0 Writing, Minuscule. 
655  4 Electronic books. 
710 2  JSTOR|eissuing body. 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aStokes, Peter A. (Peter Anthony).
       |tEnglish vernacular minuscule from Æthelred to Cnut c. 
       990-c. 1035.|dWoodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : D.S. 
       Brewer, 2014|z9781843843696|w(DLC)  2013362469
830  0 Publications of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon 
       Studies ;|vv. 14. 
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