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Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae, etc. — Bedford, Bedfordshire. Franciscan convent.

Provenance: Bedford, Bedfordshire. Franciscan convent.
Location: Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Shelfmark: MSS. 4.1.14
Author/Title: Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae, 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)
Notes on evidence:

'Liber fratris Iohannis Grene. Emptus ex elemosinis amicorum suorum Anno 1489'.

Grene was a member of the Bedford convent; compare the almost identical inscription in Bodl. Arch. G.e.5.

Date: [Lyon, not after A.D. 1489]

In the 16th cent. in the hands of London law students Walbur Burgesse 'in templo apud Comunem' and 'A.W.', Gray's Inn, 1554.

C. &. L. Pforzheimer foundation sale at Sotheby's, 12 June 1978, lot 10.

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