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By F. Somner Merryweather

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ISBN-13: 9781113142016

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10] Bale's Leland's Laboryouse Journey, Preface. : of P. Lombard, T. —Wood's Hist. , vol. i. b. 1. p. 108. And "least their impiety and foolishness in this act should be further wanting, they brought it to pass that certain rude young men should carry this great spoil of books about the city on biers, which being so done, to set them down in the common market place, and then burn them, to the sorrow of many, as well as of the Protestants as of the other party. , Wood is referring to the reign of Edward VI.

Iii. p. 262. [17] See Catalogue of Hulne Abbey, Library MS. Harleian. No. 3897. [18] Martene de Antiq. Eccle. , tom. iii. p. 263. [19] Ibid. —Apud Gale, p. 104. [20] Marked b. iv. 26. Surtee Publications, vol. i. p. 121. [21] Const. admiss. Abbat, et gubernatione Monast. S. Claudius, b. vi. p. 194. [22] Philobiblon, 4to. Oxon, 1599, chap. xix. [23] Martene de Ant. Eccl. Ribibus, tom. iii. p. 263. —Histoire Littéraire de la France, tom. ix. p. 28. [24] Catalogues of Monastic Libraries, pp. 16, 17.

Let us peep into the quiet cells of those old monks, and see whether history warrants the unqualified contempt which their efforts in this department have met with. In most monasteries there were two kinds of Scriptoria, or writing offices; for in addition to the large and general apartment used for the transcription of church books and manuscripts for the library, there were also several smaller ones occupied by the superiors and the more learned members of the community, as closets for private devotion and study.

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