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Other institutions

On this page are examples of provenance marks for non-Jesuit institutions which owned books now in the Jesuit Antiquarian Book Collection.  Some occur regularly, most notably the Canonesses of the Holy Sepulchre at Liege.  The Canonesses were founded there in 1642 and had a close relationship with the Jesuit English College in the city.  They had similar experiences to the English Academy when escaping the city in 1793, although the Canonesses were more organised about their evacuation than the Jesuits and probably lost fewer books in the process, having ordered many wooden chests for the transportation of their books.  Most of the Canonesses books are now in Durham University Special Collections The Canonesses' website has a gallery showcasing some of their books and the inscriptions.

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