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Astronomica — Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Peterhouse (Collegium Sancti Petri).


Provenance: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Peterhouse (Collegium Sancti Petri).
Location: British Library, London
Shelfmark: Egerton 889
Author/Title: Astronomica
Type of evidence: de: evidence of dicta probatoria and an ex-libris inscription or note of gift
Notes on evidence:

'Memorandum quod Mr Iohannes Holbrook quondam alme uniuersitatis Cantebr' Cancellarius sacre pagine professor (ac) in artibus liberalibus precipuus in astronomia tamen peritissimus et magister collegii sancti Petri Cantebr' contulit eidem collegio antedicto in festo sancti Valentini a.d. 1426to hunc librum astronomicum etc.' (fol. 6v, similar information on fol. 7r).

Identifiable by secundo folio in the catalogue of 1418.

Date: s. xv
Medieval Catalogue: UC48.213

Further details of medieval catalogue: UC48. UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE LIBRARIES OF CAMBRIDGE: Peterhouse: Catalogue, 24 Dec. 1418
Ownership:

John Holbroke (d. by July 1437), master of Peterhouse, Cambridge.

Thomas Gale (1635/6–1702), dean of York.

Purchased by T. Rodd, 23 January 1841 (olim Bibl. Halliwell, no. 66) (fol. i).