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Royal 11 C III f. 1v Inscription
Inscription
Description: Inscription recording that Richard of Reading had the book bound in Oxford, and that it belonged to the Benedictine abbey of St. Mary, Reading: 'Istu[m] libru[m] oxon[ie] fecit Ricardus de Redyngi[e] ligari que[m] qui alienaverit / a monasterio Redyngie fu[n]dato i[n] honore[m] gloriose virginis Marie et / beato[rum] ap[osto]lo[rum] petri et pauli Iohannis atque Iacobi vel in eo fraude[m] / fec[er]it anathema sit.' 
Origin: England 


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