MS. Fairfax 12
Summary Catalogue no.: 3892
Fine initials in two styles. Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 73, pl. VIII)
Provenance and Acquisition
Selby, York, Benedictine abbey of St Mary the Virgin and St German: 17th-cent. inscription states it belonged to Selby priory. 'Cronica XII'. 'Liber Sancti [...] de Saleby' (s. xv) on front cover, outside. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).
'W. Santclair of Roislin, knight', 1592. Walter Cant, advcates of Edinburgh, gave it to col. Charles Fairfax, 1650. (MLGB3)
Cf. Plummer, Bedae Op. Hist., 1. cxxi. (MLGB3)
Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.