Date Quality:ca

Dimensions:137.5 cm Length x27, 30 cm Width

Number of Pieces:2

Type:Mortuary Roll


Shelfmark:add MS 46411



Contents:West Dereham Mortuary Roll of John Saresson al. Wygenhale, Abbot of the Premonstratensian Abbey of West Dereham, co. Norfolk.

Description:Imperfect. Erasures and rewritings indicate that this part of the roll, comprising the ornamental heading and encyclical letter of the original, with only a few endorsed tituli , was reused for subsequent abbots.

Bibliography:Dufour, Jean. Les Rouleaux Des Morts. Vol. 3. Monumenta Palaeographica Medii Aevi. Series Gallica. Turnhout: Brepols, 2009, no. 355.
Nichols, J. G. Archaeological Institute Proceedings: Norwich 1847. Norwich, 1851. pp. 99-114.