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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
This book appears to have been given to the Convent of St Ursula in Niederelten by a young lady called Stijnken Kispenninghe (Christina Kispenning). The convent was transferred in the seventeenth century to the convent of St Agnes in Emmerich.[1] Elten is now part of the town of Emmerich on the German-Dutch border.
The book probably entered the Chapter Library in Canterbury in the nineteenth century following the closure of the convent of St Agnes and the dispersal of its library.
  1. Information from Dr Klaus Graf, citing Martina B. Klug, Armut und Arbeit in der Devotio moderna. Studien zum Leben der Schwestern in niederrheinischen Gemeinschaften (2005), p. 122