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Ambrosius — St Albans, Hertfordshire. Benedictine abbey of St Alban.


Provenance: St Albans, Hertfordshire. Benedictine abbey of St Alban.
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Bodley 752
Author/Title: Ambrosius
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
Notes on evidence:

'Hic est liber sancti Albani quem qui eum abstulerit aut titulum anathema sit, amen' (fol. 1r in red; erased, but can be made out by comparison with Bodl, MS Auct. F. 2. 13, which is in the same hand).

Script and decoration resemble BL MS Royal 13 D.vi, vii.

Table of contents with red and green letters in the St Albans style (e.g. Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, 71).

Date: s. xii in