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Pressmark, In Lives Of Saints

Pressmark, In Lives Of Saints

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1200

Shelfmark: Cotton MS Claudius A. v

Item number: f.135r

Length: 30.7

Width: 23.1

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

The first saint in this collection of saints' lives is Erkenwald, bishop of London. In the top margin of the first page of this text is a pressmark characteristic of the Cistercian Abbey of the Virgin Mary, Holme Cultram (Cumberland) which reads 'Liber CCiij primus'

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