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).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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