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Bartholomaeus Anglicus, De proprietatibus rerum — Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Benedictine abbey of St Mary the Virgin.


Provenance: Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Benedictine abbey of St Mary the Virgin.
Location: Cathedral , Gloucester
Shelfmark: (pr. bk.)
Author/Title: Bartholomaeus Anglicus, De proprietatibus rerum
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:

'librum hunc frater Iohannes Euesham monahcus Tewkesbur' possidet' (cf. Hereford P.iv.6).

Date: 1480, Strasbourg
Ownership:

'liber Thome andree'.

'Wa: Cursson' (of Waterperry, no doubt).

Notes:

Two leaves, formerly pastedowns of this book, are now in MS. 36 nos. 4,5. At foot of one these and referring evidently to the book in the binding of which they were is the inscription given above. The book itself has 'constat fratri Iohanni Euesham'.

For the binding see Oldham, Shrewsbury School Library Bindings, p. 10 ('Pre-Unicorn binder').

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