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Horologium sapientie, etc. (in English) — Ankerwycke, Buckinghamshire. Benedictine nunnery of St Mary Magdalen.


Provenance: Ankerwycke, Buckinghamshire. Benedictine nunnery of St Mary Magdalen.
Location: Gonville and Caius College , Cambridge
Shelfmark: 390
Author/Title: Horologium sapientie, etc. (in English)
Type of evidence: i: evidence from an inscription of ownership by an individual member of a religious house (which may not, however, be evidence for institutional ownership)
Notes on evidence:

'Thys ys my boke god geve me grase to follow the good and godli counseyll therin alicia Lego Ihesu have marsy on me myserbel synner' (fol. 32v). A nun in 1519 (Visitations of Religious Houses in the Diocese of Lincoln, ed. A. H. Thompson, 2 (1944), 70). Mentioned as a nun in the will of her father, 1530 (PCC 21 Jenkyn) (Collectanea Franciscana, 2. 138).

Date: s. xv
Ownership:

W. Moore