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Secunda pars Valerii Maximi per Dionysium de Burgo elucidati — Oxford, Oxfordshire. Gloucester College; cell of Gloucester.


Provenance: Oxford, Oxfordshire. Gloucester College; cell of Gloucester.
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Auct. F. inf. 1.1
Author/Title: Secunda pars Valerii Maximi per Dionysium de Burgo elucidati
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
Notes on evidence:

'Fratribus Oxonie datur in munus liber iste | Per Iohannem Whethamstede patrem pecorum prothomartiris angligenarum | Quem si quis rapiat, raptim titulumve retractet | Vel inde laqueum vel furcas sensiat / Amon.' (fol. iii verso).

'Hunc librum ad usum scolarium studencium Oxonie assignavit venerabilis pater Iohannes Whethamstede olim Abbas monasterii sancti Albani . . .' (fol. 168v).

Binding with Oxford rolls (Gibson nos. xi & xix); chainmark on front cover near foot and near top of side.

Date: s. xv (c. 1430 x 1440)
Medieval Catalogue: B88.14

Further details of medieval catalogue: B88. BENEDICTINES: THE SHORTER CATALOGUES: St Albans: Abbot Whethamstede's accounts, 1420 {x} 1440
Ownership:

Possibly to be connected to Humfrey Duke of Gloucester.

? 'Robert Foster' (fol. 149r, s. xvi).

Acquired for the Bodleian 'not later than 1602'.