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Vita s. Marie Magdalene, etc. — London, Hospital of St Mary the Virgin, within Cripplegate (Elsing Spital).


Provenance: London, Hospital of St Mary the Virgin, within Cripplegate (Elsing Spital).
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: e Mus. 113
Author/Title: Vita s. Marie Magdalene, etc.
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
Notes on evidence:

"Iste liber datur Hospitali beate Marie de Elsyng London' ad orandum pro animabus Thome Dye et Alicie uxoris eius parentum Iohannis reclusi canonici . . ." (s. xv), and anathema, at foot of fol. 13r, s. xv.

On fol. 1r is a contents-list added by a former owner, s. xii ex.: 'In hoc uolumine continentur. Vita sancte marie magdalene/ liber ambrosii de penitencia. Ieronimus de filio prodigo/ Isidorus de libro ad sororem suam directo. Cronica Isidori/ Pontifices romani. de figura pasche.'

Date: s. x–xii
Ownership:

"Iste liber constat Iohanni" (s. xv).

Thomas and Alice Dye (s. xvin), by whom given to the hospital.