Corvus is the Latin word for THIS BIRD. When we brew Corvus, the malty aromas linger in the skies above the brewery attracting birds from across the country, particularly the raven—seen as the most intelligent bird species.’ -Wadworth Brewery.
Lacock Abbey was one of two convents founded in 1232 by Ela, Countess of Salisbury, laying the stone foundations of Lacock in the morning before travelling 16 miles on horseback to Hinton, Somerset, to lay the foundation of the other: Charterhouse. It is said, that after 3 years of planning and preparation, she built these monasteries for the memory of her dead husband William Longespee, the 3rd Earl of Salisbury and English nobleman, whom she grieved over incessantly and remained loyal, never re-marrying.
“book, paper, or other document written by hand with ink, pencil, etc.,” as distinguished from anything printed, especially one written before the use of printing, c. 1600, earlier as an adjective, “written with the hand, handwritten, not printed” (1590s ), from Medieval Latin manuscriptum“document written by hand,” from Latin manu scriptus “written by hand,” from manu, ablative of manus “hand” (from PIE root *man- (2) “hand”) + scriptus (neuter scriptum), past participle of scribere “to write” (from PIE root *skribh- “to cut”). The abbreviation is MS, plural MSS. Related: Manuscriptal.
After The Abbey