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THE BEDFORDSHIRE

HISTORICAL RE-

CORD SOCIETY

VOLUME

XI

"E VUS NE POEZ REN FERE OUTRE
LE RECORD KE EST VOSTRE GARANT."
LOUTHER: HEREFORD EYRE, 1292.

PUBLISHED BY THE SOCIETY AT THE
OLD HOUSE IN ASPLEY GUISE MCMXXVII

SYMBOLS USED IN TRANSCRIPTION.

(Explanatory of the symbols used in the text.)

1. Words underlined, underdotted, or crossed through, for deletion from the original manuscript, which form no part of the final record, are enclosed in brackets.

2. Additions and interlineations, which form part of the final record, are in half-round parentheses marked by a † dagger

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3. Marginal notes by the scribe are similarly in, but are marked by an asterisk.

4. Interpolations and additions by the transcriber, other than the usual expansions, are in square parentheses.

5. Omissions by the transcriber are shown by dots, or by etc. in square parentheses.

6. Letters, words, and phrases, of which the reading is uncertain, are enclosed in square parentheses with a query

7. Terminal expansions, especially of placenames, when the right ending is uncertain, are left with an apostrophe

8. Unreadable words or passages are shown by dashes

{Ricardus}

+(uxor eius)

*(misericordia)

[given]

or [etc.]

[? tandem]

Stacheden'

In transcription of early MSS., stops and capital letters are employed in accordance with modern usage, unless otherwise stated.

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