A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Add. A. 42

Summary Catalogue no.: 30149


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 16th century, first half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Amesbury, Wiltshire, Priory (cell of Fontevrault) and later abbey of Sts Mary the Virgin and Melior, of Benedictine nuns (?) : Addressed to 'Mary and Anne with all the other devo3th dyscyples of the scole of Cryste in youre monastery of Amysbury' (MLGB3: evidence from locally specific contents, including obits, scribbles, etc.).

Cornelys Johnston 1590 (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.