MS. Savile 20
Summary Catalogue no.: 6566
Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 122)
White leather on bevelled boards with two brass clasps.
Origin: 12th century, first half ; English
Provenance and Acquisition
Doncaster, Yorkshire, Franciscan convent: "Iste liber pertinet fratribus minoribus Doncastrie" (on pastedown), s. xv. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).
Anthony Morton (s. xvi). Given to Dr John Dee by Christopher Saxton, 1597. Roger Beston (s. xvi). (MLGB3)
Medieval binding. (MLGB3)
Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.
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Last Substantive Revision
2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.