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


Provenance: Abingdon, Berkshire. Benedictine abbey of St Mary the Virgin.
Location: British Library, London
Shelfmark: Additional 42555
Author/Title: Apocalypsis
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
  • Evidence:
  • Inscription recording loan
  • Evidence:
  • Inscription recording loan
  • Evidence:
  • Page with erased inscription in upper margin
  • Evidence:
  • Erased inscription
Notes on evidence:

'Iste liber est ecclesie conuentualis beate Marie Abendone ex dono domini Egidii Sar' Episcopi 7 memoriale ipsius quicumque ipsum librum a dicta ecclesia alienauerit uel ipsum inde defraudauerit anathema sit. que sentencia lata fuit per predictum dominum episcopum' s. xiii, erased (fol. 57v).

Date: s. xiii
Ownership:

'Ceste livere fust apreste a treshonurable dame Dame Johane par la grace dieu Reigne descoce par labbe et couent dabyndone le iour del Anunciacioun nostre dame lan le Rey Edward le tierce apres la conqueste xxxvime tank'a la feste seynt Mychel proscheyn ensuiaunt et liveree par Thomas Chilton' chauntour de mesme le lieu.' (fol. 4v, flyleaf).

The Misses Clarke of Shirehampton near Bristol c. 1780; left to their nephew:

Revd J. C. Knott, Combe Hill House, Monkton Combe, Bath; to his granddaughter:

Mrs Frances Mary Lindsell; who sold it to the British Museum 30 Sept. 1931-1 April 1941.