University College MS. 169
Illuminated initials, penwork initials with faces. "Fine borders, initials. Fine penwork initials." (Alexander and Temple, p. 38)
"New Bound. 1731." (note on inside upper board) 1731 panelled reversed calf, lacking clasps
Provenance and Acquisition
Note of f. 6v: "Memorandum quod anno domini millesimo quadragintesimo quarto domina Sibilla . . . Abbatissa de Berkyng hunc librum ad usum Abbatissarum in dicta domo . . . concessit." "Commissioned and given to Barking abbey in 1404 by Sibilla de Felton, abbess 1394-1419, p. 2. Obits of Barking abbesses, fols. i-v, saec. xv. Obadiah Walker, master 1676-89. Sold at the sale of John Humphrey of Rothwell, 4 Dec., 1682, lot 20." (Alexander and Temple)
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2022-01-13: Record created.