Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.e.35

Publication Details

Type of host: 
printed book retaining early binding
Author of volume: 
Robert Holcot
Title of volume: 

In prouerbia Salomonis


Paris: François Regnault ('venundantur Parrhisiis apud Franciscum Regnault'), [1515]

Binding Information

Binding detail: 

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

Date range for binding: 
1583 x 1604

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
Number of fragments: 

Further information

  • At foot of title-page: 'Thys ys my manuel(?) George [surname erased]'.
  • John Foxe (1516–1587), martyrologist: he writes his name below the previous inscription.
  • John Whitgift (1530-1604), archbishop of Canterbury, 1583-1604.
  • Richard Bancroft (1544-1610), archbishop of Canterbury, 1604-10.
  • Samuel Harsnett (1561–1631), archbishop of York, 1629–31.


Date last updated: 
Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 10:41