A Previously Unknown Witness to a Medieval Dictionary and the Origins of Librarians

In memory of Richard Sharpe (1954-2020)

MS 9/2:16 is one of dozens of fragmentary medieval manuscripts that are part of the holdings of the Kenneth Spencer Research Library. Originally part of a larger manuscript, this single parchment leaf was cut to size to be used as the cover of another book.

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An annotated transcription of MS 9/2:16 will be made available here in the coming days.