[–] i_scream_trucks 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

what does 'bear witness to christian history' mean other than nothing?

[–] SquarebobSpongebutt 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

The book is from the time of Henry VIII, who caused the Anglican split with the Catholic church and the king who dissolved the monastery itself. It is one of the few items remaining from the monastery during this time.