GLOUCESTER, Gloucestershire, Benedictine abbey of St Peter
List of books given by Richard of Stow, s. xiii, in BL MS Harley 627, fol. 8r, printed by R. Sharpe & others, English Benedictine Libraries: the Shorter Catalogues, CBMLC 4 (1996), B46. List of books once owned by Robert of Aldsworth, s. xiii, in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 485, fol. ir, pinted ibid. B47. List of books given by Abbot John de Gamages (1284–1306), in BL MS Cotton Domitian A. viii, fol. 138v, printed ibid. B48. Select list of titles seen by Leland, printed ibid. B49. The Registrum Anglie reported 77 titles (see R. H. Rouse & M. A. Rouse, CBMLC 2 (1991), 292–3).
The common form of ex libris inscription is 'Liber (monasterii) sancti Petri Gloucestrie'. A table of contents in a distinctive hand, s. xii, occurs in Hereford Cathedral, MSS O.iii.1, O.i.5; BL MS Harley 2659; Bodl. MS Bodley 210; and Oxford, Jesus College, MS 43.
Cf. cells at Bromfield, Hereford (St Guthlac), Oxford (Gloucester College).