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Willelmus Malmesburiensis, De gestis pontificum; etc. — York, Yorkshire. Cathedral church of St Peter.


Provenance: York, Yorkshire. Cathedral church of St Peter.
Location: Trinity College , Cambridge
Shelfmark: R. 5. 40
Author/Title: Willelmus Malmesburiensis, De gestis pontificum; 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:

On the third leaf (s. xv): 'Liber ecclesie metropolitane beati Petri Ebor [erased]', and title, 'Ex dono magistri Iohannis Neuton Thesaurarii eiusdem'. He was master of Peterhouse 1381–95, and a donor to their library.

'Augustinus de verbis domini et apostoli' is listed as one of John Newton's gifts in his testament. This appears to be an extraneous leaf from another manuscript.

No volume with the contents of this one is listed in Newton's bequest.

Date: s. xiii, xiv
Ownership:

'Liber Iohannis Armytagi' (s. xvi).

Given to Trinity by Thomas Nevile, dean of Canterbury (c. 1548–1615).