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Aldhelmus — Abingdon, Berkshire. Benedictine abbey of St Mary the Virgin.


Provenance: Abingdon, Berkshire. Benedictine abbey of St Mary the Virgin.
Location: Bibliothèque royale de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
Shelfmark: 1520
Author/Title: Aldhelmus
Type of evidence: m: evidence from marginalia, sometimes distinctive of a particular house or known scribe
Notes on evidence:

Marginalia and glosses of s. xi in the same hands as the marginalia in Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus 47 + BL Add. 32246. Bodl. Digby 146 (at Abingdon in s. xvi) is a copy of this manuscript.

Date: s. xi in
Ownership:

Ortelius (see Bibl. royale 4164-6, fol. 6v). Bollandists MS + 62.

Notes:

BL Add. 32246 is a fragment detached from Plantin-Moretus 47. The two Plantin-Moretus manuscripts and Brussels, Bibl. royale, 1520 probably formed one volume. Bodleian MS. Facs. d.76 is a facsimile of Add. 32246 and Plantin 47, and MS. Film 5 is a microfilm of Plantin 190.