W2/X-6-11

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Shelfmark W2/X-6-11
Paulus Diaconus. Homeliae: seu mauis, sermones siue conciones ad populum, prastantissimorum ecclesiae doctorum, Hieronymi, Augustini, Ambrosij, Gregorij, ... aliorum. Cologne: 1525. (VD16 ZV 12243)
Inscription (16c) on front pastedown: Dyt boeck hefft gegeu[en] de[me] Coue[n]t tho nederelten (?) dye vrom[m]e ind voirsichtige Jonckvrow Stijnken (?) Kispe[n]ninghes (?) voir en Testament.
Inscription (16c) on front pastedown: Ex libris conue[n]t[us] S. Agnetis Embr.
Inscription (16c) on final recto: Liber conuentus Stae Agnetis Embricensis
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This book appears to have been given to the Convent of St Ursula in Niederelten by a young lady called Stijnken (Christina) Kispenning. It later passed in the seventeenth century to the convent of St Agnes in Emmerich. Elten is now part of the town of Emmerich on the German-Dutch border.
The book probably entered the Chapter Library by purchase in the nineteenth century following the closure of the convent.
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