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Summa Britonis — London, Franciscan convent.


Provenance: London, Franciscan convent.
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Douce 239
Author/Title: Summa Britonis
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:

"Iste libellus est fratris Ambrosii Kelle Sentenciarii et quondam cursoris sacratissime facultatis theologice in conventu nostrorum fratrum minorum Londoniensium" (? s. xvi).

Date: s. xv ex.
Ownership:

Francis Bernard (CMA 3623).

W. Clavell sale 39 March 1742 Octavo MS. 22.

J. Monro sale 23 April 1792 lot 3(or 5?)334.

Notes:

Ambrose Kell, Franciscan scholar of theology, obtained right of free entry into Univ. Library Oxford 1507.