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Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 312: Goscelin of Saint-Bertin, Works on St Augustine of Canterbury.

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Title:
Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 312: Goscelin of Saint-Bertin, Works on St Augustine of Canterbury.
Alternate Title:
Goscelini Vita S. Augustini, etc.
Language:
Latin
Extent:
ff. 2 + 146
Approximate Date:
[ca. 1000 - 1199]
Collection:
Parker Manuscripts
Description:
CCCC MS 312 is what might be termed a "Libellus Sancti Augustini", a book of hagiographical material concerning St Augustine of Canterbury, predominantly by Goscelin of Canterbury OSB (d. after 1114), formerly a monk of St Bertin. Goscelin came to England either shortly before or shortly after the Norman Conquest, later becoming a monk of St Augustine's Canterbury, and had a flourishing career as a hagiographer, especially of native English saints. He wrote a number of works for the translations of major Canterbury saints in 1091, including these St Augustine texts. This manuscript was written in the mid-twelfth century, and includes liturgical material with music. Like CCCC MS 50 it seems to have been owned by someone called Bachon, who wrote his name in it accompanied by a little flower, before it came into the hands of Parker.