The day of the victory, the 10th of August 1557, was sacred to St Laurence; and accordingly the building was dedicated to that saint, and received the title of El real monasterio de San Lorenzo del Escorial.
' Reduced from a large plan of the Escorial in the British Museum, Monasterio del Escorial, published at Madrid in 1876.
De Cabrera de Cordova, Felipe Segundo (Madrid, 1619); James Wadsworth, Further Observations of the English Spanish Pilgrime (London, 1629, 1630); Ilario Mazzorali de Cremona, Le Reali Grandezze del Escuriale (Bologna, 1648); De los Santos, Descripcion del real monasterio, &c. (Madrid, 1657); Andres Ximenes, Descripcion, &c. (Madrid, 1764); Y.
Quevedo, Historia del Real Monasterio, &c. (Madrid, 1849); A.
Del monasterio de San Lorenzo (Madrid, 1856-1861); W.
But it is evident that he must have written his work De Eruditione Filiorum Regalium (where he styles himself as "Vincentius Belvacensis, de ordine praedicatorum, qualiscumque lector in monasterio de Regali Monte") after this date and yet before January 1260, the approximate date of his Tractatus Consolatorius.
A note in one of these, MS. Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, 140, states, ego .Ã†lfricus scripsi hunc librum Monasterio Ba5}'onio et dedi Brihtwoldo preposito, but of this Ã†lfric and his superior nothing further is known.2 The Lord's Prayer is rendered in the following way in these gospels: - West-Saxon Gospels.