Information on cmdocu2-m2

PPCME2 information

Text name Proclamation of Henry III
File name Not included in PPCME2
Manuscript London, Public Record Office, C66, Patent Rolls, 43 Henry III, m.15.40
Date 1258
Dialect East Midlands (London; South-East with East Midland influence)
Genre Document
Edition Dickens, B and R.M. Wilson (eds.), Early Middle English Texts (London, 1951, 1956).
Sample Pp. 8-9
Remarks

This is the first official document in English since William the Conqueror. It was also issued in Latin and French, and the English is a translation of the French version. The French is reproduced in Mossé, p. 187.

Helsinki Corpus information

File name CMDOCU2
Text identifier M2 STA DOC HENRY3
Text name PROCL HEN III
Author X
Period M2
Date of original 1250-1350
Date of manuscript 1250-1350
Contemporaneity SAME
Dialect EMO
Verse or prose PROSE
Text type DOCUM
Relationship to foreign original X
Foreign original X
Relationship to spoken language WRITTEN
Sex of author X
Age of author X
Social rank of author X
Audience description X
Participant relationship X
Interaction X
Setting X
Prototypical text category STAT
Sample SAMPLE X