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Augustinus, De videndo deum; etc. — Salisbury, Wiltshire. Cathedral church of St Mary the Virgin; see removed from Sherborne in 1078.


Provenance: Salisbury, Wiltshire. Cathedral church of St Mary the Virgin; see removed from Sherborne in 1078.
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Bodley 516
Author/Title: Augustinus, De videndo deum; etc.
Type of evidence: b: evidence from binding or elements of a binding typical of a particular library, or pastedowns bearing evidence of provenance
Notes on evidence:

'Magiser Henricus de la Wyle quondam cancellarius Sarisburiensis [1313–1329] legavit istum librum eidem ecclesie. precium. xx. s.', but this inscriptiotion refers not to Bodley 516 but to a Breviarium de evangeliis et epistolis the flyleaf of which has been used in binding.

'Liber bibliothecae Sarisburiensis 6'.

Date: s. x
Notes:

Bodley 516, 698, 756, 765, 768, 835 belonged to Salisbury cathedral in s. xvii in. 

Medieval binding. Chainmark at foot of 1st cover in centre.