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Marbodus, De naturis gemmarum, etc. — Dover, Kent. Benedictine priory of St Mary the Virgin and St Martin; cell of Canterbury cathedral priory.


Provenance: Dover, Kent. Benedictine priory of St Mary the Virgin and St Martin; cell of Canterbury cathedral priory.
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Digby 13
Author/Title: Marbodus, De naturis gemmarum, etc.
Type of evidence: inferred evidence
Notes on evidence:

"9J. IIII Lapidarius Monachorum ... muscis expositum corpus ... 93 ... 3." (at foot of fol. 3r, of which "muscis expositum corpus" are the opening words).

"· GE :" (at top right corner of fol. 1r).

": 9J : IIII :" (on flyleaf (fol. iii verso) above table of contents.

Date: s. xii
Pressmark:

J.IIII.9

Medieval Catalogue: BM1.415

Further details of medieval catalogue: BM1. BENEDICTINES: Dover-St Martin's: John Whitfield's catalogue, 1389
Ownership:

Thomas Allen (?1540–1632), "A. 145."

 

 

Notes:

Script of fols. 23–39 suits Christ Church Canterbury.

Farm accounts (s. xiii: ? Dover) on flyleaves at end.

Epitaph of William, prior of Dover, ? de Dovoria (or de Staunford), prior 1229–35.