Robert of Poppleton

  • fl. 14th century
  • York, Carmelite priory, Hulne, Carmelite priory
  • friars
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Carmelite friar, who had been a brother of the priory at York and later became prior of the Carmelite friary at Hulne, near Alnwick (Northumberland). He oversaw and probably contributed to the compilation of BNF lat. 4126, the so-called Poppleton manuscript.

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Hulne, Carmelite priory
Hulne, Carmelite priory

Carmelite priory in Denwick, near Alnwick, Northumberland), founded c.1242 by William II de Vescy.

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Secondary sources (select)

Hudson, Benjamin T., “‘The Scottish Chronicle’”, The Scottish Historical Review 77:2 (October, 1998): 129–161.
Friedman, John Block, Northern English books, owners, and makers in the late Middle Ages, Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1995.  
Contents: 1. Northern book-owning men and women: evidence from wills and extant manuscripts -- 2. Northern professional scribes and scribe families -- 3. Color and the archaizing style -- 4. The interlace and mask medallion style -- 5. ‘Hermits painted at the front’: images of popular piety in the north -- 6. Three northern magnates as book patrons: John Newton, Thomas Langley, Thomas Rotherham, and their manuscripts -- App. A. The Pigment folium --App. B. A handlist of extant northern manuscripts -- App. C. Book ownership in the north: a census from wills.
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