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Alexander Nequam, De naturis rerum — Osney, Oxfordshire. Augustinian abbey of St Mary the Virgin.


Provenance: Osney, Oxfordshire. Augustinian abbey of St Mary the Virgin.
Location: Trinity College , Cambridge
Shelfmark: R. 16. 4
Author/Title: Alexander Nequam, De naturis rerum
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
Notes on evidence:

On fol. 1r of text (s. xv): 'Liber sancte marie de Oseneye quem emit dominus Thomas abbas Hokenorton''.

Date: s. xii ex.
Ownership:

On fol. 1r (s. xvi): 'Liber Guylelmi fforesti' de Thoma'. He also owned Trinity College, MSS B. 1. 18 and B. 1. 19; BL MSS Burney 246, 285, 295, 341, 344 & 357.

Given to Trinity by John Whitgift, archbishop of Canterbury (1530/31?–1604).