Text name The Commonplace Book of Robert Reynes File name cmreynes-m4 Manuscript Tanner 407 (SC 10234), Bodleian Library, Oxford Date 1470-1500 Dialect East Midlands (Acle, Norfolk) Genre Handbook, other Edition Louis, Cameron. 1980. The commonplace book of Robert Reynes of Acle: An edition of Tanner Ms. 407. Garland Medieval Texts 1. New York: Garland. Sample Pp. 136.343-138.402, 143.1-144.25, 145.1-146.16, 154.1-162.18, 165.1-167.8, 169.1-173.54, 174.1-175.7, 194.1-195.22, 237.1-238.33, 240.1-242.35, 243.1-245.32, 247.1-247.21, 255.1-256.13, 260.1-262.35, 264.1-268.93, 289.1-295.13; 307.1-307.14, 312.1-314.45, 315.1-320.12, 322.1-323.15, 327.77-328.111, 329.132-330.151 Remarks
Reynes was born after 1430 and was still alive in 1505. He married in 1471. He was a local scribe, church reeve and alderman in community of Acle.
The manuscript is (probably) in one hand, which is (probably) that of Robert Reynes.
File name CMREYNES Text identifier M4 IS HANDO REYNES Text name COMMONPLACE BOOK Author REYNES ROBERT Period M4 Date of original 1420-1500 Date of manuscript 1420-1500 Contemporaneity SAME Dialect EML Verse or prose PROSE Text type HANDB OTHER Relationship to foreign original X Foreign original X Relationship to spoken language WRITTEN Sex of author MALE Age of author X Social rank of author OTHER Audience description NON-PROF Participant relationship X Interaction X Setting X Prototypical text category INSTR SEC Sample SAMPLE X