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


Provenance: Abingdon, Berkshire. Benedictine abbey of St Mary the Virgin.
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Digby 39
Author/Title: Vite sanctorum
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
Notes on evidence: 'Liber beate Marie Abbendon'. quicumque eum alienauerit sit anathema amen amen' (top fol. 1v, beginning of text, s. xiv in; similar inscription at foot of page)
Date: s. xi/xii
Ownership: Thomas Allen (1540?–1632) '37' (fol. 1r; 8o 37 in Allen cat.) 'K D 39' (inside cover), i.e. Sir Kenelm Digby (1603–1665) 'A.203' (fol. 1r)