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Florentius Wigornensis, etc. — Abingdon, Berkshire. Benedictine abbey of St Mary the Virgin.


Provenance: Abingdon, Berkshire. Benedictine abbey of St Mary the Virgin.
Location: Corpus Christi College , Cambridge
Shelfmark: 92
Author/Title: Florentius Wigornensis, etc.
Type of evidence: c: evidence from locally specific contents, including obits, scribbles, etc.
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscription
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscription
Notes on evidence:

Later at Peterborough but written at Abingdon after 1174. See M. Brett in The Writing of History in the Middle Ages: Essays Presented to Richard William Southern, ed. R. H. C. Davis & others (Oxford 1981), 108.

Contents of the book:

John of Worcester ('Florence of Worcester'), Chronica chronicarum

Link to the Book Site
Date: s. xii ex-xiv
Ownership:

Matthew Parker (1504–1575), archbishop of Canterbury.

Notes:

The manuscript contains Peterborough adaptations of the Bury exemplar (through Abingdon), London, College of Arms, Arundel 3.