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Gesta Romanorum, etc. — Osney, Oxfordshire. Augustinian abbey of St Mary the Virgin.


Provenance: Osney, Oxfordshire. Augustinian abbey of St Mary the Virgin.
Location: University Library , Cambridge
Shelfmark: Ii.6.1
Author/Title: Gesta Romanorum, 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:

'Dominus Water canonicus de Osnye est possessor istius libri. Qui rapit librum frangat demon frangat sibi collum. Finiui librum scripsi sine manibus ipsum.'

Date: 1449
Notes:

Writte bei Hermann Zurke of Greifswald in 1449. Cat. reads Esluye, but Osnye, according to Graham Pollard and H. Pink, is the true reading.