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Ownership Inscription, And The Life Of St. Francis, In A Franciscan Collection Of Texts

Ownership Inscription, And The Life Of St. Francis, In A Franciscan Collection Of Texts

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1425

Shelfmark: Sloane MS 1617

Item number: ff.2v-3r

Length: 21.2

Width: 29

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

This collection of Franciscan texts seems t have passed from one Franciscan house to another. It has inscriptions suggesting that it moved between Southampton, Greenwich, and Norwich. The inscription on the flyleaf facing the start of the text states that this manuscript is for the use of the friars of the Franciscan convent at Southampton: 'Ad usum fratrum minorum in Suythamptona'

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