MS. Bodl. 920
Summary Catalogue no.: 3013
Ed. W. P. Stoneman, Corpus of British Medieval Library Catalogues 5 (1999).
Two leaves of a Latin vocabulary formerly in this volume are now MS. Lat. misc. b. 3, fols. 97-8.
1 col., lines and written space vary.
Compiled and written by John Whitfield, precentor of Dover Abbey, who also wrote Canterbury Cathedral MS. 71 (Lit. E. 3).
Stamped leather on pasteboard, English provincial binding, early 17th century (?), rebacked.
Provenance and Acquisition
‘Presens. hec Matricula. bibliotece. prioratus Douerre. Anno incarnacionis. dominice.
1289. sub regimine. Fratris Iohannis Neunam. prioris. euisdem. ecclesie. professi compilata.’ (p. 1).
Presumably at Dover Priory until the Dissolution: fifteenth-century additions and annotations (Stoneman, op. cit., p. 10).
Probably acquired about 1614.
Last Substantive Revision
2019-05-13: Revised to incorporate all information in Watson and SC