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Fragment of a missal, 15th century

Identifier: MS 211/XXIX

Scope and Contents

Noted Missal of a central European or possibly Scandinavian Use, containing part of the Sanctorale, from the Introit of the Vigil of the Assumption of Virgin Mary to the Secret of the Octave of Saint Laurence. The Choir parts are noted, as neumes. F. 1r begins with the Choir part, Salves sancta parens. The textual line starts on f. 1r with the Collect, Deus qui virginalem aulem. On f. 1v, the fragment ends on the Secret, Beati Laurencii martyris tui honorabilem passionem.


A large hand, in black ink. Initials in blue and red. Some initials have slight decoration.


  • 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


23.50 cm x 33.80 cm

Lines to a page

double columns, with text and musical neums alternating throughout

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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