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Isidorus — Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Convent of Austin friars.


Provenance: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Convent of Austin friars.
Location: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Rome, Italy
Shelfmark: Ottoboni lat. 427
Author/Title: Isidorus
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:

'Liber fratris Iohannis de Clara' (at foot of fol. 5r and fol. 4v, in capitals). John de Clare was at the Cambridge convent in 1304, was prior provincial in 1307 and still in 1328; BRUC 136–7.

Fols. 1, 2 are from an English copy of the Digestum ? Bk VII (2 cols of 44 lines, s. xiii/xiv).

Additions in Anglicana Formata on fols. 122, 123, s. xiv in.

Contents of the book:

Isidore, Etymologiae

Date: s. xiii/xiv