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J. Lydgate, etc. (in English) — Amesbury, Wiltshire. Priory (cell of Fontevrault) and later abbey of Sts Mary the Virgin and Melior, of Benedictine nuns.


Provenance: Amesbury, Wiltshire. Priory (cell of Fontevrault) and later abbey of Sts Mary the Virgin and Melior, of Benedictine nuns.
Location: British Library, London
Shelfmark: Additional 18632
Author/Title: J. Lydgate, etc. (in English)
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
Notes on evidence:

'Iste librum dominus Ricardus Wygyngton' capellanus dedit priorisse et conventui monasterii Ambrosii Burgi in vigilia natiuitatis beate Marie virginis a.d. mo quingintesimo octavo ut ipse ex caritate orent pro ipso et amicis suis. Et si aliquis istum librum a monasterio alienaverit anathema sit' (fol. 99v, s. xvi)

Date: s. xv
Ownership:

'Fynys Bryan Fauntleroy' (fol. 3v, ?s. xv/xvi) Earl of Denbigh no. 8 (CMA 2. 35).

Bookplate of Earl of Denbigh 1703

'Purchased of the Earl of Denbigh 10th May 1857'