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Prjeconsje, 233, 1.23. I do not find this word in Du Cango, or elsewhere. It sounds as if it would mean sconces, or candlesticks, or lanthorns, or something connected with lights. But in the list of bishop Gravescnd's benefactions, where it occurs, it is classed with vestments;—" casulis, "prasconsis, capis chori, .... aliis vestimentis."

Puoterminare, 101, 1. 5, and 121, 1. 5; to put off a matter for a time. Du Cange does not notice it. Ainsworth gives it as an obsolete word.


Regalia, of a bishop, or "baronia tota;" 104,1. 8; the temporalities, as generally called. See Du Cange, under Regalia (2).

Relevatio, 97, 1. 12; a relief; the fine duo to the lord on an heir succeeding to his estate.

Ribaldi, 69,1. 27; the lowest hangers-on of a court, or followers of an army; men ready to be employed on any ntrocity. See Du Cange.


Scrutinium, 212, 1. 16, and 215,1. 1. See under iNsriRATio,


Scurelli, 92, 1. 1; where we have "mures silvestres, qui "vulgari vocabulo scurelli dicuntur;" squirrels; Fr. ecurcuil.

Seriolius, 235,1. 2; in regular order or series. The word is not in Du Cange. "Seriatim " is the usual form.


Talaris Tunica, 42,1. 13. Where Giraldus speaks of Hugh having put this vestment on, when made a bishop. Durandus (Lib. iii., 10) says, "Post appositam stolam, "pontifex induit tunicam, quaj alibi. . . talaris dicebatur."

Texti -orum; treasured copies of the Gospels, ornamented with gold and silver and precious stones. Texlus -uum is the usual form. See Glossary I., vol. VI. In this sense the word seems certainly used in 32, 1. 2, and 195, 1. 23. So again, almost certainly, in 47, L 14; where, however, I have so stopped the passage, ns to make tcrtis seem the participle of ;i texo," agreeing with auLeis; but where, it now seems clear to me, I ought to have put a comma after pretiosissimis, as I have directed in the table of Corrigenda.

Tiiesaurum, 115, 1. 15; a neuter noun. Not an uncommon medieval form. See Du Cange.

Theta, the Or. letter ©; Obituary, 153, &c., passim. This letter, standing for ©avaro?, iu old days affixed by Greek and Roman judges to the name of a criminal sentenced to death, came to be used iu early Christian aud medieval times to represent "obiit" or "mortuus est," See Du Cange, under TH. It is especially so used in such records as the above Obituary, and even sometimes in regular chronicles. For instance, the Dunstable Annalist uses it continually. Wanley, of course, retained it, in his accurate transcript of the Dunstable manuscript; Hearne also, in his edition printed from this transcript of Wanley. In the edition printed in the present series, Mr. Luard, very wrongly I think, considering it a mere abbreviation of "obiit," has preferred always to place this in his text instead (Dunstable Annals, Luard, Preface, x, note). Another instance of the continual use of 6 will be found in the brief but valuable Tliorney Annals, in Nero, C. vii. (f. 79, &c.) of the British Museum.

Trutannicus, 123, 1. 5; false, lying; of or belonging to a trutanus, Fr. truant, a vagrant impostor. See Du Cange, under Trutanus. Giraldus has, "trutauica potius quam "historica euarratio," in vol. VI., 168, L 7.


Werua, 37, 1. 6; war. The more usual form is Gucrra, as at 103,1. 20.




Aaron, the Jew; lends 300/. to bishop
Robert de Chesney; 35, 198.
this sum repaid him by Geoffrey, bi-
shop elect; 36, 198.

Ada, mother of bishop Alexander; ob.
January 31; 154.

Ada, wife of Alan; donor of land to St.
Mary of Lincoln; ob. November
29; 163.

Adam, abbot of Eynsham, author of the
Magna Vita S. Hugonis; witness,
before the papal commissioners, to
miracles of S. Hugh; 181 n. 1;
188, and n. 2.

Adam, mayor of Lincoln, an inhabitant of
Wikeford; 131.

Adela, mother of king Stephen, ob. March
7; 155.

Adelelm, dean of Lincoln in the 12th cen-
tury; ob. February 24; 155, and
n. 3.

Adeliza, mother of bishop Robert; ob.
January 13; 158.

Adzo, donor of land near the city bridge
to St. Mary of Lincoln; ob. Octo-
ber 28; 162.

Aeliz, wife of Norman; ob. January 20;

Ag. See Quenil.

Agnes, danghter of Ralph Ruffus; donor
of land in Wikeford to St. Mary of
Lincoln; ob. March 19; 155.

Ailsham priory. See Ellesham.
Alan. See Ada.

Albeni, Nigel de; ob. November 26; 163.
Albert, cardinal; papal commissioner as to

death of St. Thomas of Canterbury;


Albitius, quoted; 17.

Alconbury, Hunts; miracle at, by St.
Hugh; 176, 190.

Aldefrith, Norfolk; Hugh de Wells some-
time rector of, and builder of the
church of St. Nicholas at; 203 n.

Aldichelc, Henry de; witness to a charter
of Henry III., in 1227 ; 231.

Alesby (Aylesby ?) Line. ; advowson of
the church of, acquired by bishop
Gravesend to see of Lincoln; 232.

Alexander II., pope; his action agaiust
archbishop Stigand; 151,152.

Alexander III., pope; his saying about
nepotism of bishops; 66.
a nephew of his, canon of Lincoln;
162, October 23.

Alexander, third bishop of Lincoln; car-
ried about with him a Jewess, who
had been cured of deafness and
dumbness at tomb of Remigius ; 24.
his benefactions to Lincoln ; built four
monasteries, and three castles; con-
tinued the gift to the king of Bloet's
100/. mantle; vaulted the cathedral
after a ere; 33, 198.
has the port of E;istgate given him by
Henry 1. for a residence; 162 n. 2.

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