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Meditationes Godwini — 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 96
Author/Title: Meditationes Godwini
Type of evidence: c: evidence from locally specific contents, including obits, scribbles, etc.
Notes on evidence:

The manuscript contains the only known copy of Godwin's Meditationes, seen by Leland at Abingdon in 1533 and so tentatively assigned there on the strength of that reference.

Date: s. xii
Medieval Catalogue: B4.2

Further details of medieval catalogue: B4. BENEDICTINES: THE SHORTER CATALOGUES: Abingdon: Anonymus Reginensis, early 16th cent.
Ownership:

Thomas caius (or Key) of Oxford (see Bale, Index, 96) Thomas Allen (1540?–-1632); his mark '12' on fol. 8r.

Given to Allen by Sir Robert Bruce Cotton (1571–1631)