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Birgitta, Revelationes — Syon, Middlesex. Bridgettine abbey of St Saviour, St Mary the Virgin, and St Bridget.


Provenance: Syon, Middlesex. Bridgettine abbey of St Saviour, St Mary the Virgin, and St Bridget.
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Bodley 169
Author/Title: Birgitta, Revelationes
Type of evidence: d: evidence of dicta probatoria, usually a secundo folio
Notes on evidence:

The second folio agrees with the copy listed in Betson's catalogue, but there is no other evidence to tie the book to Syon. There is an English ownership inscription at the end of the book for John Rolygh, and yet the donor to Syon was Thomas Fishbourn, who died in 1428. 'The balance of probability is perhaps against this book's having been at Syon' (Gillespie, Syon Abbey, p. 241).

Date: s. xiv
Medieval Catalogue: SS1.798

Further details of medieval catalogue: SS1. BRIGITTINES: Syon: Registrum of the library of the Brethren, c. 1500-c. 1524