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J. de Deo, etc. — Ashridge, Buckinghamshire. House of Bonshommes of St Mary the Virgin (and of the Holy Blood).


Provenance: Ashridge, Buckinghamshire. House of Bonshommes of St Mary the Virgin (and of the Holy Blood).
Location: Huntington Library, San Marino (CA, USA)
Shelfmark: EL 7 H.8
Author/Title: J. de Deo, etc.
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)
  • Evidence:
  • Colophon
  • Evidence:
  • Colophon
Notes on evidence:

'Simon de Wederore de Trenge frater domus de Assherugge . . . hunc librum scripsit et contulit deo et ecclesie siue domui predicte . . . ob memoriam Philippi de Wederore patris sui et Petronille matris sue . . . ac ipsius eiusdem fratris Simonis . . . tercio kalendas Iulii . . . a.d. millesimo CCCo lxviijuo reseruato tardes supradicto fratri Simoni quoad uixerit de licencia sui superioris usufructu dicti libri' and anathema.

Date: A.D. 1368
Ownership:

Richard Combes (d. 1595), nephew of Thomas Waterhouse, the last rector.

Sir Richard Combes, descendant of Richard Combes, gave this book to John Egerton, 2nd earl of Bridgewater (1622–1686).

Earl of Ellesmere, Bridgewater House.

L : CC : B : 2/15

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