Brief description

The Waltham Abbey Bible, used for private study by a Prior. Front and back covers of wooden boards covered in white deer or pig skin, including two-hundred and thirty-eight pages of vellum (parchment). Contents including feast days, anathema (curse), letters by St Augustine, St Hugo de Saint Victor, St Jerome, and others, and the Old and New Testaments. Index of Waltham Abbey Library in back.

Title

Biblioteca Tota
Waltham Abbey Bible

Object number

EPPMS.1999.162

Object name

Location

G2 (Treasures Gallery)

Location

D2

Production date

1200

Production place

Waltham Abbey Church (Waltham Abbey/Essex/England)

Material