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Viry family, fl 15th century (Genevois Province. Duchy of Savoy)



  • Existence: fl 15th century - 1499


Bookplates for this family appear on MS35, a Book of Hours owned by EUL. The family were from Genevois, a former province of the Duchy of Savoy. Pierre de Viry appears as grandprior of Saint-Oyand in 1495, and he is mentioned after the death of Abbot Pierre Morel in 1510, although he was never abbot of the monastery.) An Etienne de Viry was 'chambrier' ('chamberlain') of Saint-Oyand in 1447.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Book of Hours , late 15th century

Identifier: MS 35
Scope and Contents Book of Hours in Latin from the 15th century, of French origin. The Use is not identified, but is not Besançon or Clermont. It may be peculiar to the Abbey of S. Claude, Condat, to which both Kalendar and Litany particularly belong (see the local saints reported under their respective headings).Golden Numbers: on fly-leaf. These are numbers assigned to each year in sequence in a 19-years cycle and are used in order to calculate the date of Easter. Each number...
Dates: late 15th century