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Walter Burley — Thorney, Cambridgeshire. Benedictine Abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin and St Botolph.


Provenance: Thorney, Cambridgeshire. Benedictine Abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin and St Botolph.
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Auct. 2. Q. V.19
Author/Title: Walter Burley
Type of evidence: i: evidence from an inscription of ownership by an individual member of a religious house (which may not, however, be evidence for institutional ownership)
Notes on evidence:

'Maxsey' at head of sig. a3. 'Frater Iohannes Maxsey Monacus de Thorney', scribbled twice.

'Iste liber constat per me Iohanne Orton' (flyleaf above cancelling of Maxsey's scribbles, and on sig. a2). Both Maxey and Orton are in Northamptonshire.

(Medieval binding.)

Date: Louvain, [c. 1477]
Ownership:

William Powell (scored out).

Thomas Tanner (1674–1735), antiquary, bishop of St Asaph, also chancellor of the diocese of Norwich.

Nathaniel Crynes (1686–1745), fellow of St John's College, Oxford.

 

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