Additional eighteenth-century materials on Middle English in the Huntarian Collection of the Glasgow University Library

Jonathan Hope, Yoko Iyeiri, Jennifer Smith

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The article identifies a group of five manuscripts concerned with the linguistic description of Middle English and argues that they can be dated to the late eighteenth-century, providing early evidence for philological interest in Middle English.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
JournalNotes and Queries
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Middle English
  • Langland
  • Pierre de Langtoft
  • Robert of Gloucester
  • John Wycliffe
  • Huntarian Collection

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