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


Provenance: Abingdon, Berkshire. Benedictine abbey of St Mary the Virgin.
Location: Lambeth Palace Library, London
Shelfmark: 42
Author/Title: Florentius Wigorn.
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
  • Evidence:
  • Abingdon marginalia
  • Evidence:
  • Abingdon marginalia
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscription and anathema
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscription and anathema
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscription and anathema
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscription and anathema
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscriptions
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscriptions
Notes on evidence:

'Iste liber est ecclesie S. Marie Abendon'. Quicumque ipsum alienaverit celaverit uel aliquo alio defraudaverit Anathema sit ei. Amen Amen.' (top of fol. 6; similar on fol. 15, s. xv and xiv).

The main hand is very like that of the Abingdon register, MS. BL, Cotton Claudius C.ix.

Date: s. xii ex
Pressmark:

'Iste est liber lxxxviii in inuentorio almarioli claustri' (s. xv)

Ownership:

The hand of Thomas Gascoigne (1404–-1458) occurs 'Iste liber pertinet ad me Edouardum Jons'(?) presbiterum (s. xvi in)'

John Lumley, first Baron Lumley (c. 1533–1609)