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University College MS. 129


Balbi, Giovanni, -1298, Catholicon
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Support: vellum


"Fine border, initials, added to an Italian MS. with penwork initials, saec. xiii2. Mutilated." (Alexander and Temple, p. 70)


Contemporary white leather over bevelled wooden boards (lacking clasps and pins).


Origin: 14th century ; England; Winchester

Provenance and Acquisition

"olim capellæ S. Elizabthæ juxta Winton. ex sono Joh. Pountoyse 'quondam ep. Winton.' postea Ricardi Neuport, et anno 1667 Gulielmi Shippen." (Coxe) "Given by John de Pontisarra (Pontoise), bp. of Winchester (d. 1304), to the Chapel of the Hospital of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Winchester, fols. I, 378v. William Shippen, fellow, rector of Stockport, Cheshire (d. 1693), fol. i." (Alexander and Temple)

Record Sources


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Last Substantive Revision

2022-01-13: Record created.