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A composite manuscript that includes matter pertaining to Anselm and Lanfranc, archbishops of Canterbury; a 16th-century Irish manuscript containing a copy of Bretha Nemed toísech; and Henry of Saltry's description of St Patrick's Purgatory.

London, British Library, MS Cotton Nero A vii

A copy of Bretha Nemed toísech

  • 1571
  • Matha Ó Luinín
  • London, British Library, MS Cotton Nero D iv
London, British Library, MS Cotton Nero E i

English manuscript containing a large chunk of the so-called ‘Cotton-Corpus legendary’, being the first part of what was originally the first volume. In addition to Lives of saints of continental or English origin, the legendary also includes the Lives of St. Brigit and St. Fursa and the writings of St. Patrick.

  • s. xi2 / s. xii2/4
  • London, British Library, MS Cotton Otho A viii

Fragments from a composite English manuscript which suffered severe losses and damage in the Ashburnham House fire of 23 October 1731. About two thirds of the manuscript was destroyed.

  • s. xi / s. xii
  • Matthew Parker
  • London, British Library, MS Cotton Otho A xii*

Early English manuscript containing a Latin Life of St Ælfheah of Cantebury written by the monk Osbern, together with a narrative text about the translation of his remains.

  • s. xi2
  • London, British Library, MS Cotton Otho A xiii
  • London, British Library, MS Cotton Otho B x
  • London, British Library, MS Cotton Otho C v
  • London, British Library, MS Cotton Otho D ix
  • London, British Library, MS Cotton Otho D xiii

Compilation esp. of canon law and penitentials.

  • s. ix4/4 / s. x1/4
  • London, British Library, MS Cotton Tiberius B v/1
  • London, British Library, MS Cotton Tiberius D iv
  • London, British Library, MS Cotton Tiberius D v/2

Two 14th-century manuscript volumes containing a unique copy of John Tynemouth’s hagiographic compilation Sanctilogium Angliae, Walliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae.

  • s. xiv2
  • London, British Library, MS Cotton Tiberius E i/1