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- Shelfmark CCA-DCc/LitMs/D/13
- Richard Rolle, 1290?-1349. The Pricke of Conscience . mid 14th century.
- On the verso of the first flyleaf: Iste liber constat d[omi]no Rectori de Morton [and later the name] Nicholas Moyn]
- On the verso of the third flyleaf: Part of the will of Nicholas Moyn, made in 1425, who directs his executors to bury his body in North Morton church [North Moreton, Berkshire?], and makes a bequest of 6d. to the church of Salisbury [N.R. Ker]
- Inscription on first flyleaf and verso of third flyleaf: Iste liber constat Henr. Sadeler.
- Inscription on first flyleaf: This broake and imperfect peece of poems I freely give to Wm. Kingsley of Canterbury, out of the few books I have in my librarie ... this being assurtened to be in my librarie for three hundred years Roger Etchmarch(?). [transcribed by N. Ker]
- Inscription on final verso: Will[iam] Kingsley Anno Dom. 1672.
- Apparently owned by Nicholas Moyn, rector of North Morton,Berkshire (now Oxfordshire) in the early fifteenth century.
- Subsequently owned by Henry Sadeler and then by Roger Etchmarch who gave it to a William Kingsley, possibly William Kingsley, Archdeacon of Canterbury in the mid-seventeenth century; it was finally owned by his grandson William Kingsley in 1672 who presumably gave it to the Chapter Library.