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The Ancrene Riwle
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AuthorEdited and translated by M.B. Salu; Introduction and Appendix by Dom Gerard Sitwell; Preface by J.R.R. Tolkien
PublisherLondon: Burns & Oates
FormatHardback in dustwrapper

The Ancrene Riwle is a Modern English edition of the Middle English work Ancrene Riwle. J.R.R. Tolkien conributed with a Preface (page v), dated 29 June 1955. The two paragraph preface discusses the version of the Ancrene Riwle chosen for translation by Salu.[1]

A paperback edition of the book was published by Burn & Oates in 1963 (reprinted in 1967), and another paperback edition by the University of Exeter Press in 1990 (ISBN 0859893413; reprinted in 2001).[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography, at