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Fragment of a breviary, 15th century

Identifier: MS 211/XXVII

Scope and Contents

Leaf of a 15th century Breviary containing part of the Sanctorale from 2nd Evensong of Saint Augustine to Lauds of the Beheading of Saint John Baptist. The leaf is quite faded, and the surface of the vellum has been rubbed/scratched on both sides, obscuring the text in some cases.


A very small hand, in black ink with some red initials and rubrication.


  • Creation: 15th 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


17.20 cm x 12.40 cm

Lines to a page

double columns, 43 lines to a page

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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