Pages

The Andrew W.Mellon Foundation | The Neil Ker Memorial Fund

Radulphus de Diceto, opera — York, Yorkshire. Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin.


Provenance: York, Yorkshire. Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin.
Location: British Library, London
Shelfmark: Additional 40007
Author/Title: Radulphus de Diceto, opera
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
  • Evidence:
  • Pressmark
  • Evidence:
  • Author-Title and pressmark
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscription
  • Evidence:
  • Ownership inscription
  • Evidence:
  • Pressmark
  • Evidence:
  • Author-Title and pressmark
Notes on evidence:

'Liber sancte Marie Ebor'' (fol. 42r), s. xiii.

'Cronica R. de Diceto eiusdem. G. de Lascy' (fol. 2v), s. xiv;

'in A. xi' (fol. 5r), s. xiv–xv.

Erased inscription on fol. 4r: ? 'Iste liber acquisitus [?] fuit per fratrem Willelmum Wellys abbatem [1423–26] anno mo cccco xxiiio'.

Possibly, the original copy presented to William de Longchamp, the chancellor whose brother Robert was abbot of St Mary's.

Date: s. xii ex.
Pressmark:

In A.xi

Medieval Catalogue: B121.16

Further details of medieval catalogue: B121. BENEDICTINES: THE SHORTER CATALOGUES: York St Mary's: Leland, c. 1536-40
Ownership:

Ingilby family of Ripley Castle (cf. Hist. MSS. Comm. Rep. 6. 355a).

Sold Sotheby, lot 41, 21 Oct. 1920.