MS. Auct. D. 2. 20
Summary Catalogue no.: 2238
Good historiated and other initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 317, pl. XXVIII)
White leather on boards, early 16th cent. English work.
Provenance and Acquisition
Mottenden, Kent, Trinitarian convent (?) : 'Constat Iohanni Amorer vicario de Sutton Valunce et Hedcrone precio iiij s. de Bukherst quondam fratre de Muttenden', on verso of pastedown, s. xvi. A John Armorer owned the Christ Church Canterbury book Cambridge Corpus Christi College, MS 46 (s. xvi in). A John Armorer occurs as rector of Penshurst in 1554 and of Ivechurch in 1555. (Medieval binding.) (MLGB3: evidence from an inscription of ownership by an individual member of a religious house (which may not, however, be evidence for institutional ownership)).
Charles Howard, earl of Nottingham, 1604? (MLGB3)
Last Substantive Revision
2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.