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J. Cassianus — Buildwas, Shropshire. Savigniac and (1147) Cistercian abbey of St Mary the Virgin and St Chad.


Provenance: Buildwas, Shropshire. Savigniac and (1147) Cistercian abbey of St Mary the Virgin and St Chad.
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Bodley 730
Author/Title: J. Cassianus
Type of evidence: bs: evidence from binding or pastedowns and from the style of script or illumination
Notes on evidence:

Medieval binding, with nailmarks for bosses at each corner and in centre of front cover (cf. Bodley 371, 395); style of initials (cf. Bodley 395) suggests provenance; inscription in alternate green and black words 'Liber sancte marie [. . . .]' at foot of verso of flyleaf facing first leaf of text.

Date: s. xii ex
Ownership:

Later belonged to the London Carmelites (q.v.).