Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.e.22

Publication Details

Type of host: 
printed book retaining early binding
Author of volume: 
Dionysius Cisterciensis

Paris: Poncet le Preux, [1511]

Binding Information

Binding style: 
Binding detail: 

Gold-tooled fillet intersecting at edges; Whitgift arms as centrepiece; remains of ties of green waxed cord on both stations, back board.

Date range for binding: 
1583 x 1604

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 

Further information

  • John Foxe (1516–1587), martyrologist.
  • John Whitgift (1530–1604), archbishop of Canterbury, 1583–1604.
  • Richard Bancroft (1544–1610), archbishop of Canterbury, 1604-10: ownership inferred from the descent of Whitgift's books to him and the presence of the tab, part of Babel MS 18.
  • Samuel Harsnett (1561–1631), archbishop of York, 1629–31.
Date last updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 15:17