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Books previously belonging to Westminster Abbey

Four armorial binding stamps are recorded by the British Armorial Bindings Database (see Westminster Abbey). The stamps show the arms of Westminster Abbey: A cross flory between five martlets on a chief a pale France and England quarterly between two roses.

The Chapter Library at Canterbury has an example of Westminster Abbey (Stamp 4):

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Shelfmark W/B-6-21
Church of England. Book of Common Prayer, ...
London: 1683.
Armorial stamp of Westminster Abbey on front and back boards.
Inscription on second front free endpaper: A. Seaton, Colton Rectory.