Palaeography-Diplomatic Lectures and Seminars 2017-18

Palaeography and Diplomatic Teachers 

Prof. d’Avray’s seminars will run in Term 1 on Mondays, 4-6pm, in Roberts Building 309 (apart from British Library MSS Room sessions). In Term 2 they will be held in Drayton House B03.

Dr Norbye’s seminars will run in Term 1 on Tuesdays, 2-4pm, in Chadwick G08 (expect 12 December which will be held in Malet St Engineering building 1.02). In Term 2 they will be held in Medawar Building G01 Lankester LT.

Intercollegiate lectures will be held on Wednesdays at 4pm in the Senate House Palaeography Room (Seng Tee Lee Room). The lecturer will be Prof. d’Avray unless otherwise specified.

Week Prof. d’Avray Dr Norbye Intercollegiate
Week beginning 2 October Introduction to the course Intro to reading scripts, abbreviations Why Palaeography? (Dr David Rundle)
Week beginning 9 October Dating dacsimiles from Watson, Dated Dating, abbreviations (cont.) Why Diplomatic Early medieval privileges: landbooks, forgery, role of beneficiary; Kortüm: centre and locality before the Gregorian Reform
Week beginning 16 October Transcriptions from Watson, Dated, facsimiles Codicology Arengae ANF J.435 no. 2 ANF J.435 no. 8
Week beginning 23 October BL session on Watson Facs British Library MSS Room Codicology with MS in Senate House Library Diplo of Record Keeping (Prof. David Carpenter)
Week beginning 30 October Finding MS in BL session. N.B. you will need to be able to get online: if anyone doesn’t have laptop or phone, let me know and I’ll book a computer cluster room Codicology No lecture (King’s Reading Week)
Week beginning 6 November No class (UCL Reading Week) No class (UCL Reading Week) No class (UCL Reading Week)
Week beginning 13 November [Transcription Arengae ANF J.435 no. 2 ANF J.435 no. 8] Palaeography game Literacy No lecture
Week beginning 20 November Sophie Page (2 hours) Wellcome Institute, Manuscript Room, Euston Road Codicology Diplo 11th century transformations. English royal writs. Papal rota and monogramme – Add Ch 58421
and abandonment of ‘Curiale’.
Week beginning 27 November Transcription

TNA SC 7/9/35
TNA SC 7/19/16

French monarchy and ‘bigamists’
ANF J 709 n. 296 (2)

French king not to be excommunicated –
ANF J.683.2
ANF J.683.9bis
ANF J.683.10
ANF J.683.11
ANF J.683.12

Codicology Solemn letters, Letters of Grace and Letters of Justice

ANF 709 no. 296 (2)
ANF 709 no. 297 (2)
ANF 709 no. 297 (3)

BL Add Charter 1542

Week beginning 4 December BL session of MSS British Library MSS Room Codicology Range of royal and papal commands: examples; rescript government.

Documents:
Indulgence TNA SC 7/9/35
Be nice to Templars
TNA SC 7/19/16

French king not to be excommunicated
ANF J 709 n. 296 (2)
ANF J.683.2
ANF J.683.9bis
ANF J.683.10
ANF J.683.11
ANF J.683.12
Also moodle ‘French King and Excommunication’

Week beginning 11 December Palaeography Game and Transcription:
Solemn letters, Letters of Grace and Letters of Justice
ANF 709 no. 296 (2)
ANF 709 no. 297 (2)
ANF 709 no. 297 (3)
Codicology Diplo
Formularies: Liber diurnus, Penitentiary Formulary: BL Add MS. 24057
Audientia formulary, BL MS Lansdowne 397;
English Common Law Formulary BL Add MS 35179
Week beginning 8 January Transcription
Formularies
English Common Law Formulary BL Add MS 35179Penitentiary Formulary: BL Add MS. 24057
Audientia formulary, BL MS Lansdowne 397;
Visit to Wellcome Library (TBC). Diplo
Record keeping: /Registration: papacy. Chancery. Penitentiary
– Register of Gregory VII fo. 1
– Innocent III Reg. Vat. 8 fo. 84v
– Reg. Vat. 20 fo. 1r: mendicant clothing
– Reg. Vat. 21i fo. 4 recto no. xxi interdict complexities
– Reg. Suppl. 10 fo. 148r, Katterbach Specimina Tab. I
– Nicholas V Reg . Vat. 400 fo. 99v-100r.
Week beginning 15 January Transcription
Royal Writs and Papal Judges delegate documents
– TNA SC/7/64/41
– BL Harley Charter III.A. 34
– BL Add Charter 19553- Clausulae
– BL Add Charter 1548
Codicology Diplo
Power at a distance: possessory assizes; papal judges delegate and letters of justice;
– TNA SC/7/64/41
– BL Add Charter 1548
– BL Harley Charter III.A. 34
– BL Add Charter 19553- Clausulae
– BL Add Charter 1548
– Reg. Vat. 124 fo. 18recto no. xxv, re benefices
Week beginning 22 January British Library MSS room session Codicology Textual Criticism (Daniel Hadas)
Week beginning 29 January Clausulae play; palaeography game Dating exercise Libraries (David Rundle)
Week beginning 5 February Record keeping facsimiles:
# For English Royal Govt see Henry III Fine Rolls project: http://www.finerollshenry3.org.uk/home.html
# Papal Registers
– Register of Gregory VII fo. 1
– Innocent III Reg. Vat. 8 fo. 84v
– Reg. Vat. 21i fo. 4 recto no. xxi interdict complexities
– Reg. Suppl. 10 fo. 148r, Katterbach Specimina Tab. I
– Nicholas V Reg . Vat. 400 fo. 99v-100r
Medieval Libraries Flourishing in MSS (Cynthia Johnston)
Week beginning 12 February No class (UCL Reading Week) No class (UCL Reading Week) No class (UCL Reading Week)
Week beginning 19 February Watson Facsimiles transcription; Palaeography Game Medieval libraries (student presentations)
Week beginning 26 February ~ Hybrid: BL Add Ch 1542
~ Letter of Grace to Cluniacs Add Ch 1551
Medieval libraries (student presentations) Caroline and Humanist: comparative dynamics of expansion (David Rundle)
Week beginning 5 March Watson Facsimiles transcription; Palaeography Game Book production Script to Print (David Rundle)
Week beginning 12 March Diplomatic Revision; Scripts revision Book production
Week beginning 19 March British Library MSS Room session Conclusions

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