Page from The Book of Margery Kempe

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Arienne King
by British Library
published on 22 April 2019
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A page from The Book of Margery Kempe, probably copied from the original c. 1440 CE. This work was first dictated by Margery Kempe (c. 1373 - c. 1438 CE) in the mid 15th Century CE and may be the oldest surviving English biography.

This manuscript is the only surviving copy, and is part of the collection of the British Library, London.

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Library, B. (2019, April 22). Page from The Book of Margery Kempe. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10490/page-from-the-book-of-margery-kempe/

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Library, British. "Page from The Book of Margery Kempe." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 22, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10490/page-from-the-book-of-margery-kempe/.

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Library, British. "Page from The Book of Margery Kempe." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Apr 2019. Web. 27 Nov 2021.

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