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


Provenance: Abingdon, Berkshire. Benedictine abbey of St Mary the Virgin.
Location: Pembroke College, Cambridge
Shelfmark: 4.18.8
Author/Title: Primasius
Type of evidence: i: evidence from an inscription of ownership by an individual member of a religious house (which may not, however, be evidence for institutional ownership)
Notes on evidence:

'Willelmi bucklandi monachi abend[o]nesis libellus ego sum' and 'sum Gulielmi Bocklandi Henrici Domini Staffordi famulus', on title-page, the first in an English hand, the second in a humanist hand. Buckland received a pension of £5 at the Dissolution (Monasticon, 1. 510).

Date: Lyon, A.D. 1537
Notes:

Contemporary panel binding.

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