MS. Digby 77
Summary Catalogue no.: 1678
Provenance and Acquisition
Fols. 83-108: Canterbury, Kent, Benedictine abbey of St Augustine (originally of St Peter and St Paul): Identified in the Catalogue by second folio. Inscription for John of London (fl. c. 1290--1330), monk of the abbey, and his notes throughout. Notes also by Clement of Canterbury. The manuscript was once together with Dublin, Trinity College, 514. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).
Trinity College 514 and Oxford, Bodl. MS Digby 77 fols. 83-108 were once part of the same manuscript. (MLGB3)
Fols. 109-149: Meaux, Yorkshire, Cistercian abbey of St Mary the Virgin: "Wilflete vult quod iste liber tradatur abbatie de Meios in Holdernes, quia emit eum ab uno monacho eiusdem domus pro viii s. et dubitat utrum monachus habuit potestatem vendendi. Volo etiam quod habeant Thomam de vitutibus [recte: virtutibus] theologie quem emit ab eodem pro iii s. iiii d." (fol. 147v), s. xv. A William Wilflete was master of Clare Hall 1448-1455. (MLGB3: evidence from an inscription of ownership by an individual member of a religious house (which may not, however, be evidence for institutional ownership)).
Donated by him to the Bodleian, 1634.
Last Substantive Revision
2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.