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Exeter Book

Exeter Book, manuscript volume of Old English religious and secular poetry, of various dates of composition, compiled c.975 and given to Exeter Cathedral by Bishop Leofric (d. 1072).

See edition by G. P. Krapp and E. V. K. Dobbie (1936). See studies by C. Williamson (1977), J. Roberts (1979), and J. E. Anderson (1986).

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Exeter Book, The

Exeter Book, The a major manuscript of Old English poetry, containing some of the most famous shorter poems, such as The Wanderer and The Seafarer; it dates from c.940, and was given by Bishop Leofric (d. 1072) to Exeter Cathedral, where it remains.

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