A.F. Colborn

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A.F. Colborn was a B.Litt student at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, under J.R.R. Tolkien's supervision. Tolkien was appointed supervisor on 30 October 1931 and Colborn was admitted on 4 December.[note 1][1]



  • 1940: Hali Meiðhad: edited from Ms. Bodley 34 and Ms. Cotton Titus D.xviii.

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  1. His surname is spelt "Colburn" in the published The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology ((2006). However, sales of his book reveal that his name appears to have been spelt "Colborn". The latter spelling is also used in Bella Millett's Annotated Bibliographies of Old and Middle English: II. Ancrene Wisse, the Katherine Group, and the Wooing Group (Cambridge: 1996).