The Sherborne Chartulary by Unknown Artist

12th century illuminated manuscript Romanesque in style and Byzantine in iconography.

Details

Medium:
Parchment
Art Fund grant:
£800 ( Total: £3,800)
Acquired in:
1947
Vendor:
W H Robinson

A collection of royal charters etc. relating to the lands and privileges of the Benedictine Abbey at Sherborne in Dorset. Written in Latin and Anglo-Saxon.

Provenance

Collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps.

Venue details

British Library 96 Euston Road, LONDON London NW1 2DB 020 7412 7332 www.bl.uk

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