Edith of Wilton, Saint.


Sive de Vita et Miraculis Sanctæ Edithæ Regis Edgari Filiæ Carmen Vetus Anglicum. E Codice Unico Cottoniano in Museo Britannico Asservato, Nunc Demun in ucem Editum: Cura Guilelmi Henrici Black; Sumptibus Ric[hard] Colt Hoare. Londini Typis Nicholsianis ... 1830. [And] REGISTRUM WILTUNENSE, Saxonicum et Latinum, in Museo Britannico Asservatum, Ab Anno Regis Alfredi 892, Ad Annum Regis Eadwardi 1045. Nunc Demun Notis Illustraverunt J.I Ingram Sharon Turner et al. Sumptibus R.C. Hoare. Londini Typis Nicholsianis ... 1827. x + 141pp. Together 2 works. Folio. Some light very minor occasional browning, original repaired upper wrapps. bound in, together bound in gilt lettered cloth, minor scratching.
Extract bound in to rear from the Society of Antiquaries of London Archaeologia? ‘Some Remarks on the Original Seal Belonging to the Abbey of Wilton by Francis Douce.’ 15pp. With Upper wrapp of first work Inscribed ‘For H. Petrie Esq FSA &c &c. From Sir R. Hoare’. Henry Petrie (1768-1842) Antiquary. Upper wrapp. to last work inscribed ‘J. Petrie Esq. From the Author.’ Possibly John Petrie (Father of H. Petrie) M.P. for Surrey in 1796. (D.N.B.) Introduction by W.H. Black in English, Poem in Wiltshire dialect, middle English. Saint Edith of Wilton (also known as Eadgyth or Ediva) (961-984).
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