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Ownership Inscription, In Peter Comestor, Historia Evangelica And Other Works bpd

Ownership Inscription, In Peter Comestor, Historia Evangelica And Other Works bpd

Medium: Ink on vellum

Date: 1225

Shelfmark: Egerton MS 272

Item number: bpd

Length: 21.9

Width: 15

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated Manuscript

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Peter Comestor's Historia Scholastica is a history of the world, based on the Bible from Genesis to the Acts of the Apostles. This manuscript contains just the Gospels part. It was owned by the Augustinian priory of St. Mary Overy (i.e. St. Mary over the river), Southwark, on the south bank of the Thames in London. The back pastedown has 13th-century inscriptions consisting of a note of the contents, and ownership of St. Mary's, Southwark.

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