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University College MS. 190


Petrus, Comestor, active 12th century, Historia scholastica
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: vellum


Diagram of the Temple.


19th-century half morocco


Origin: 12th century, end/13th century, beginning ; England.

Provenance and Acquisition

“Belonged to the Dominicans of Beverley in s. xv, if not in s. xiii: ‘Fratrium predicatorum’ at the head of f. 1 and ‘fratris Roberti de Eston’ at the foot, both probably in the same hand, s. xiii; ‘Conuentus Beuerlaci’ f. 137, s. xv, ‘C. Hyldyard’ MS 113, f. 169, s. xvi, may have been written before or after the last four leaves of art. 2 were transferred to MS. 113: the same name is on MS. 113, f. 1. Both manuscripts were the gift of Obadiah Walker, master 1676-9.” (Ker)

Record Sources

Summary description by Philip Burnett.


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Last Substantive Revision

2022-01-13: Record created.