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Richard Rolle, Expositio in Apoc; De vita activa et contemplativa, etc. — York, Yorkshire. Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin.


Provenance: York, Yorkshire. Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin.
Location: British Library, London
Shelfmark: Cotton Tiberius A.xv fols. 181–194
Author/Title: Richard Rolle, Expositio in Apoc; De vita activa et contemplativa, etc.
Type of evidence: inferred evidence
Notes on evidence:

A detached portion from the end of Oxford, Corpus Christi College, MS 193: see the agreement of the contents of Corpus and Tiberius with no. 56 of Henry Savile's MSS.

Leland saw at York ten works of Rolle, nine of which occur in the same order in the Corpus MS, whilst the tenth is in Tiberius (B121.7–15).

The Cotton leaves have been damaged by fire. Written area about the same as in the Corpus MS, allowing for shrinkage due to fire. 46 long lines.

Date: s. xv
Medieval Catalogue: B121.7–15

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

Henry Savile of Banke.

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