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


Provenance: Abingdon, Berkshire. Benedictine abbey of St Mary the Virgin.
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Lyell 21
Author/Title: Polychronicon
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
Notes on evidence:

'Liber monasterii beate Marie Abendonensis adquisitus per fratrem Rogerum de Dounehed' (top of p. 1)

Date: s. xv
Ownership:

Lord Litchfield (see Hearne, Collections, 7. 33, 36) Bibliotheca Swaniana 1792 George Scott sale, Sotheby, 12 March 1781, lot 123, to Jackson (14s.) Duke of Newcastle, Clumber Sold (Sotheby, lot 1210) 15 Feb. 1938 to Myers (New Bond Street) Bought by Davis and Orioli (Museum Street) for J. P. R. Lyell