MS. Bodl. 281
Summary Catalogue no.: 2331
Elaborate stamped-leather sides (English 15th cent. work, of Canterbury, see no. 2291, an imitation of a 12th cent. design), pasted on an 18th cent. binding: 'Time Deum' and 'bien' are among the stamps.
Provenance and Acquisition
Canterbury, Kent, Benedictine cathedral priory of Holy Trinity or Christ Church: On fol. 1r in an initial letter are the arms of the priory of Christ Church, Canterbury. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).
Given by Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob Colfe, 1616. (MLGB3)
On the scribe, Henry Mere, see M. B. Parkes, "A Fifteenth-Century Scribe: Henry Mere", in Scribes, Scripts and Readers: Studies in the Communication, Presentation and Dissemination of Medieval Texts (London, 1991), pp. 249-56. (MLGB3)
Last Substantive Revision
2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.