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Computistica — Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Benedictine Abbey of St Mary the Virgin and St Aldhelm.


Provenance: Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Benedictine Abbey of St Mary the Virgin and St Aldhelm.
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Auct. F. 3. 14
Author/Title: Computistica
Type of evidence: sc: evidence from the style of script or illumination and from contents
Notes on evidence:

Notes by William of Malemsbury, etc.; cf. arguments from contents by W.H. Stevenson, EHR (1907), 78–84.

Cambridge UL, Ii. 3. 20, Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, 330, Trinity College 1301, Lambeth Palace 224, Oxford, Bodleian, Arch. Seld. B.16, Auct. F. 3. 14, Lincoln College, lat. 100, Magdalen College, lat. 172, Merton College 181, fol. 230 (binding leaf); Oriel College 42 contain writing in a hand identified as that of William of Malmesbury; for nos. 3–7 cf. N.R. Ker in EHR. 59 (1944) 371–6.

Trinity College 1301 and Auct. F. 3. 14 are to be identified with volumes returned to the abbot of Malmesbury by the abbot of Glastonbury after the death of Roger Swyneshead, monk of Glastonbury, 12 May 1365 (BL, Arundel 2, fol. 80v).

Date: s. xii in.
Ownership:

Given by Sir Walter Cope to Bodley in 1602.