Host Volume

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett I.f.12

Publication Details

Type of host: 
printed book retaining early binding
Author of volume: 
Johannes Ludovicus Vivaldus de monte regali
Title of volume: 

Opus regale…


Louvain: Stephanus Gueynard, 1512

Binding Information

Binding style: 
blind-stamped, panel
Binding detail: 

Panel not in Oldham, Panel, closest to HM.15. On four thongs. Stubs of two ties on both boards.

Date range for binding: 
s. xvi1? (post 1512)

Hosting Information

Number of manuscripts represented: 
Number of fragments: 

Further information

  1. ?John Whitgift, archbishop of Canterbury, 1583-1604: the presence of a fragment cut from the same manuscript as used in other printed books owned by him may suggest this was also in his collection, though the tab may not have been added until Richard Bancroft's time
  2. Richard Bancroft, archbishop of Canterbury, 1604-1610
  3. Samuel Harsnett (1561-1631), archbishop of York, 1629-1631
Date last updated: 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 07:06