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Illuminated manuscripts

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Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:

MS 30: Diurnale (Dominican), 15th century

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Identifier: MS 30
Contents The manuscript is a Diurnal, which means that it includes the daytime liturgical texts for the Hours of the Divine Office. This version is from the 15th century and could have originated in Bohemia and been intended for use in a nunnery dedicated to Saint Katherine. It is also specifically Dominican.The Kalendar starts on f.1r. It is missing January and February.The Table of Golden Numbers starts on f.6r. This section refers to the Metonic Lunar...
Dates: 15th century

MS 33: Gradual, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 33
Scope and Contents A Gradual (or graduale) is a book which contains the chants sung during the Mass. It includes the music notation together with the words. Like the Breviary, it is divided into distinct parts according to the two main cycles of the liturgical year, which contain respectively all the parts of the liturgy which vary in accordance to a specific observance (proprium de tempore, 'proper of time' and...
Dates: 15th century

MS 35: Book of Hours , late 15th century

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Identifier: MS 35
Scope and Contents Book of Hours in Latin from the 15th century, of French origin. The Use is not identified, but is not Besançon or Clermont. It may be peculiar to the Abbey of S. Claude, Condat, to which both Kalendar and Litany particularly belong (see the local saints reported under their respective headings).Golden Numbers: on fly-leaf. These are numbers assigned to each year in sequence in a 19-years cycle and are used in order to calculate the date of Easter. Each number is...
Dates: late 15th century

MS 36: Book of Hours (Use of Paris), 15th century

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Identifier: MS 36
Contents A Book of Hours from the 15th century in Latin and French, of French origin. The Use is Parisian. The Kalendar and Litany are also probably Parisian. Some of the prayers have masculine endings on the adjectives, meaning that it was produced for a man.Kalendar (in French): starts on f.1Sequences of the Gospels (in Latin): starts on f.13.Obsecro te Domina (in Latin): starts on f.19. This has masculine endings....
Dates: 15th century

MS 37: Book of Hours (Use of Rome), 15th century

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Identifier: MS 37
Scope and Contents Book of Hours in Latin and French from the 15th century, of Northern French or Flemish origin. The Use is that of Rome. In so far as the Kalendar is distinctive, it points to Saint Omer (see the local saints reported).Kalendar: starts on f. 1r. Contains commemorations of Saints and Martyr, and other festivities (the most important are written in red).8 June: Saint Omer en fleurs (also known as Saint Audomar, bishop of Thérouanne;...
Dates: 15th century

MS 38: Book of Hours (Use of Rome) , c 1503

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Identifier: MS 38
Scope and Contents Book of Hours in Latin from the 16th century, of Italian provenance. The Use is that of Rome. It was probably copied in Bologna and the Kalendar also seems to support this origin (see local saints reported).The scribe has written the Greek word telos ('end') at the end of the Hours of the Virgin (f. 119v), Penitential Psalms (f. 122v) and Office of the Dead...
Dates: c 1503

MS 40: Book of Hours (Use of Sarum), second half of the 15th century

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Identifier: MS 40
Scope and Contents Book of Hours in Latin from the 15th century following the Use of Sarum. It was probably written for use in the diocese of Lincoln, but the illumination is French, and possibly the hand also (see local saints in the Kalendar for the connection with Lincoln).Kalendar: starts on f. 1r. Contains commemorations of Saints and Martyr, and other festivities (the most important are written in red). Miniatures illustrate activities linked to the season.The Lincoln...
Dates: second half of the 15th century

MS 41: 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 Rouclyff et Margaretam...
Dates: 15th century

MS 42: Composite manuscript including two texts, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 42
Contents Contains two texts bound together, in two main hands.ff. 1r-6r: Kalendar, probably connected with Rochester.ff. 7r-130r: Book of Hours, featuring the Hours of Saint Ninian, and prayers inserted by Scottish hands.The texts are described separately under MS 42/ff. 1r-6r and MS 42/ff. 7r-130r. Writing The primary hand is a Gothic hand, with laterally compressed letters. Most of the volume is in this hand,...
Dates: 15th century

MS 43: 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 significance of...
Dates: c 1500