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Report of the Spoliation Advisory Panel: Beneventan Missal in the British Library

Report of the Spoliation Advisory Panel concerning a claim in respect of a 12th century manuscript now in the possession of the British Library (HC 406).

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Report of the Spoliation Advisory Panel concerning a claim in respect of a 12th century Manuscript now in the possession of the British Library

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This report concerns a claim for a rare 12th century Manuscript now in the possession of the British Library. The conclusion of the report was that the manuscript was looted and should be returned to its rightful owner.

For this to be possible, the panel recommended that legislation should be introduced to permit restitution of this type of object.