Dimensions:30 cm Length x31 cm Width

Type:Mortuary Roll

Shelfmark:Loc I:9

Provenance:England, Durham

Contents:Lamentation in praise of John Wessington, prior of Durham, over 60 years and 6 months a monk, prior for 29 years and 6 months, who died aged 80 on 5 Ides April [9 April] 1451 at the 9th hour, by Prior William [Ebchester] and the chapter of Durham. Draft, with corrections (an obituary roll does not survive).

Bibliography:Raine, James, ed. The Obituary Roll of William Ebchester and John Burnby: Priors of Durham, with Notices of Similar Records Preserved at Durham. Durham, UK: George Andrews, 1856, 72-73.