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


Provenance: Abingdon, Berkshire. Benedictine abbey of St Mary the Virgin.
Location: University Library , Cambridge
Shelfmark: Kk.3.21
Author/Title: Boethius
Type of evidence: c: evidence from locally specific contents, including obits, scribbles, etc.
Notes on evidence:

'byrnstan beoffan sunu ælfnod ælrices sunu æt hwcanlea' (fol. 104r); hwcanlea is Rockley in Bessels Leigh (Berks) which belonged to Abingdon. Verses on fol. 103v contain the line 'Hanc tibi nunc Siwearde pater pro munere dedi'; Sigeweard was abbot of Abingdon 1030–1044.

Date: s. x–xi