Laurence Nowell

(c. 1530—1570) antiquary

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Nowell was an early student of Old English and a close colleague of Lambarde. In the course of his researches, he seems to have copied and/or owned a number of MSS, including, most notably, the Beowulf MS, (BL Cotton Vitellus MS A.XV).

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