MS. Bodl. 371
Summary Catalogue no.: 2717
Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 326)
White leather on boards, clasps lost, English 15th cent. work, with an extra cover of white leather, and a leather book-marker.
Provenance and Acquisition
Buildwas, Shropshire, Savigniac and (1147) Cistercian abbey of St Mary the Virgin and St Chad: 'Liber monachorum sancte Marie de Bildewas' (fol. 1v, s. xiii). Medieval binding and vellum bookmark; nailmarks at each corner and in the centre of the front cover; as MS. Bodl. 395. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).
Windsor, collegiate chapel: "Expositio petri cantoris 2o fo uel falsum" above traces of Windsor pressmark (?) at top of back board. Pressmark "C J" on flyleaf (fol. i verso). Bosses formerly on each corner and in the centre of both covers (cf. MS. Bodl. 395). (MLGB3: inferred evidence)
Given by the dean and canons of St George's Chapel, Windsor, 1612. (MLGB3)
Digital Bodleian (10 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.