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Found in 127 Collections and/or Records:

Book of Hours (Use of Sarum), c 1430

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Identifier: MS 39
Scope and Contents Book of Hours in Latin from the 15th century, of English origin, following the Use of Sarum.Hymn of Saint Katherine of Alexandria: starts on f. 1r and begins with the words Gaude Virgo Katerina. It has been added after the book was finished.Kalendar: starts on f. 2r. Contains commemorations of Saints, Martyrs, and other festivities. The writing alternates black, blue, red and golden ink. The...
Dates: c 1430

Book of Hours (Use of Sarum), 15th century

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Identifier: MS 41
Scope and Contents Book of Hours in Latin from the 15th century following the Use of Sarum.Kalendar with Astronomical Tables: the months of the Kalendar start on f. 1r and always appear on the recto, the tables start on f. 1v and always appear on the verso.Additions to the Kalendar are all by one 15th century hand and show a connection with Yorkshire in this period. They are: 8 April Matrimonium factum fuit inter Johannem filium Briani...
Dates: 15th century
f. 25v
f. 25v

Book of Hours (Use of Sarum), c 1500

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Identifier: MS 43
Scope and Contents Book of Hours in Latin from the turn of the 15th century, following the Use of Sarum. Executed in France for a Scottish owner.Kalendar: starts on f. 1r. Contains commemorations of Saints and Martyr, and other festivities. Miniatures illustrate activities linked to the season and Zodiacal signs. The Kalendar shows clearly English, French, and Scottish connections, but the arbitrary arrangement of the colouring (alternate blue and red) destroys some of the...
Dates: c 1500
f. 17r
f. 17r

Book of Hours (Use of Sens), c 1400

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Identifier: MS 44
Contents Book of Hours (Use of Sens) in Latin from the 15th century, of French origin.Kalendar (in French): starts f.1Sequences of the Gospels (in Latin): starts .13. It consists of two sections starting with the following words: In principio erat, which goes until f.14, and In ill tempore missus, which is from f.14 verso to f.15 verso.Hours of...
Dates: c 1400
f. 141r
f. 141r

Book of Hours (Use of Toul), 16th century

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Identifier: MS 45
Contents Book of Hours, use of Toul. It is of French origin (Toul) and is from the 15th-16th century, but based on external evidence is probably from after 1499. Inserted into the first border there is a coat of arms of Anne of Brittany, Queen of France. She married Charles VIII of France in 1491 and later his successor, Louis XII in 1499. External evidence suggests that the book must have been written for her after her marriage with Louis XII. It is curious, however, that none of the prayers have...
Dates: 16th century
ff. 14v-15r
ff. 14v-15r

Book of Hours (Use of Utrecht), 15th century

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Identifier: MS 46
Scope and Contents Book of Hours in German from the 15th century.Kalendar: starts on f. 2r. Contains commemorations of Saints and Martyr, and other festivities (the most important are written in red). Its content points to the area of Cologne.30 January: Aldegunt iunffer (Aldegunda Virgin, hermitess and Benedectine abbess, from Hainaut); 1 March: Swicbertus, Bp. (Swithbert Bishop, founded a...
Dates: 15th century
f. 283r
f. 283r

Breviary, c 1300

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Identifier: MS 26
Scope and Contents The Breviary is a liturgical book which gathers all the texts needed on any given day of the year to recite the Divine Office. It is mainly meant for members of the clergy (for example, bishops, priests and deacons) and contains detailed instructions for prayer at each of the canonical hours of the day. It is divided into distinct parts: a Kalendar, which lists all the most important feasts of the year and can be often tailored to fit a specific diocese or...
Dates: c 1300

Breviary, late 15th century

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Identifier: MS 25
Contents This manuscript is a Breviary, originating in France and dating from the late 15th century. Breviaries contain the official set of prayers that mark days in the Catholic calendar. This Breviary appears to have been written for Angers and is incomplete, lacking the whole of the temporale, the list of movable feasts, mostly keyed to Easter, and as opposed to the sanctorale, which consists of the fixed feast days....
Dates: late 15th century

Celtic Psalter, c 1000

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Identifier: MS 56
Scope and Contents The manuscript is a very fine Psalter from around 1000CE that was probably written in Scotland. This particular manuscript features the Hebrew version of the Psalter.The Psalter (Hebrew version) starts on f.1v. This folio is perhaps not original; it is possible that an original decorated page was removed at an early date.There is a prayer inserted in a 13th or 14th-century hand, beginning Domine Jhesu Christe qui in hunc...
Dates: c 1000

Collectarium (Cistercian), 14th century

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Identifier: MS 29
Contents The manuscript is a 14th century Collectarium. The collectarium is a book that contains Collects, which are short general prayers of a particular structure used in Christian liturgy. This version originated in Italy; a Perugian provenance is clearly indicated, with Sienese connections. It is also specifically Cistercian.The Kalendar starts on f.1r.In the Kalendar, the distinctively Cistercian marks are: 10 January: Viliemi [i.e.Guillelmi] (Bishop)...
Dates: 14th century