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Prick of Conscience (English) — York, Yorkshire. Franciscan convent.


Provenance: York, Yorkshire. Franciscan convent.
Location: Arundel Castle, Arundel
Author/Title: Prick of Conscience (English)
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
Notes on evidence:

'Istum librum legauit frater thomas de Geytington dummodo fuit secularis post uitam suam et fratris sui communitati fratrum minorum eboraci' on flyleaf, now loose inside cover (s. xiv ex.).

 

Date: s. xiv ex.
Notes:

Rebound in s. xix by C. Kalthoeber, London.

Modern notes (? by Monro) might suggest that the writer supposed that Th. de Geytington was an alias of Richard Rolle and this seems to have been understood by the cataloguer for the Monro sale 23 April 1792, where this MS. was ascribed to 'Thomas of Geytington alias Richard Rolle' and by Joseph Ritson, Bibl. Poet., 1802 (see Allen, Richard Rolle, pp. 375–76, & 232.