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Fragment of an English Grail (Sarum), 14th century

Identifier: MS 211/IX

Scope and Contents

Sarum Grail, containing part of the Temporale from near the beginning of the Sequence Dic nobis quibus of Thursday after Easter, to Alleluia of Saturday after Easter (including the greater part of the Sequence Victime paschali). Later hand annotations on the upper margin of f. 1r. Folio 2 is incomplete. A slip in the folder says: 'Primitive mensural notation in the sequence (The Longa has the double value of the Brevis but this usage is not consistent)'.


  • Creation: 14th century

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to all. The manuscripts can be consulted in the Centre for Research Collections, Edinburgh University Main Library.


2 folios

Physical Facet

Material: Vellum


30.16 cm x 19.69 cm

Lines to a page

12 lines of music to a page

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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