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Lives of Saints (in English) — London, Priory of St John the Baptist, of Augustinian canonesses in Holywell (Shoreditch).


Provenance: London, Priory of St John the Baptist, of Augustinian canonesses in Holywell (Shoreditch).
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Douce 372
Author/Title: Lives of Saints (in English)
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
Notes on evidence:

(fol. 163v) "[b]e hit remembryd that Iohn Burton [c]itizen and mercer of London past oute of this lyfe the xx day of Novembr' the yere of oure Lorde Mill' cccc lx and the yere of kynge Henry the sixte after the conquest xxxix and the said ... Legenda Sanctorum the seyde Kateryne to have hit and to occupye to hir owne use and at hir owne liberte durynge hur lyfe and ... evermore they to pray for the saide John Burton and Johane his wife and alle crystene soyles. And who that lettithe the execucion [of thi]s bequest be the lawe standeth". 

 

Date: s. xv (A. D. 1438)
Ownership:

E. Trotter (s. xvii, fol. 8r).

Notes:

Cf. Horstmann, Altenglische Legenden, NF (1881) p. cxxx.