MS. Bodl. 648
Summary Catalogue no.: 2291
Blind-tooled leather over boards, by John Kemsyn of Canterbury (the Canterbury binder), late 15th century.
Provenance and Acquisition
Canterbury, Kent, Benedictine cathedral priory of Holy Trinity or Christ Church: "Iste liber constat W. Boolde monacho. Ecclesie Christi. Cantuarie. anno Domini M o CCCC o Lxviij o " (fol. 5r). "W. Molasche prior" (fol. 1r, head). (MLGB3: evidence from an inscription of ownership by an individual member of a religious house (which may not, however, be evidence for institutional ownership)).
Thomas Twyne, 1612. Thomas Twyne (1543–1613), translator and physician , 1612. (MLGB3)
Canterbury binding, s. xv ex. (MLGB3)
Presented by Thomas Twyne in 1612.
Last Substantive Revision
2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.