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Fragment of a missal, possibly English, 12th century

Identifier: MS 211/XXI

Scope and Contents

Fragments of a noted Missal, containing part of the Temporale from the middle of the Gospel of Wednesday in the third week after Easter to the end of the Epistle of the Mass Cantate of 4th Sunday after Easter. The text is very cropped, and the first line on f. 1r is XCVI. eterna est. The final fragmentary line on f. 1v is [...]lius uita. As far as is identifiable of the text, it appears to be of Sarum Use.


Fine hand in black ink. Faded red initials.


  • Creation: 12th 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.


1 folios

Physical Facet

Material: Vellum


33.0 cm x 6.50 cm

Lines to a page

30 lines to a page

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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