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Penitentiale, etc. (in Latin and OE) — Exeter, Devon. Cathedral church of St Peter.


Provenance: Exeter, Devon. Cathedral church of St Peter.
Location: Corpus Christi College , Cambridge
Shelfmark: 190
Author/Title: Penitentiale, etc. (in Latin and OE)
Type of evidence: inferred evidence
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscription (erased)
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscription (erased)
Notes on evidence:

Probably identifiable with the 'canon on leden 7 scriftboc on englisc' given to Exeter by Bishop Leofric (d. 1072). Identifiable by the opening words 'In principio' and the 12th-cent. title 'Penitentialis 7 alia plura' on p. [xiv] with the  'Penitentiale uetus et alia plura cum Anglico in fine, 'In principio'' in the 1327 catalogue.

Date: s. xi
Medieval Catalogue Notes: ? Leofric; cat., p. 309