Book: Advocates Library, Abbotsford MS B3 (Middle English Legenda Aurea (trans. Bokenham) and Saints Lives from Bokenham's Legends of Holy Women)

Created c.1450-1475

Ownership Details

Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Ownership Possible (c.1450-1495) by Will.

Bridget of York, Ownership Possible (1495 - c.1507) by Will.


Laynesmith, J.L. "'To Please...Dame Cecely that in Latyn hath litell intellect': Books and the Duchess of York," In The Fifteenth Century XV: Writing, Records, and Rhetoric, edited by Linda Clark, 37-56. Woodbridge, Suffolk; Rochester, NY: Boydell and Brewer, 2017.

Simon Horobin, "A Manuscript Found in the Library of Abbotsford House and the Lost Legendary of Osbern Bokenham," English Manuscript Studies, 1100-1700 (2007), 132-64.