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Illuminated manuscripts

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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:

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,...

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...

MS 44: 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 the Virgin (Use of Sens)...

MS 45: 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...

MS 46: 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 Benedectine monastery at...

MS 47: Book of Hours, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 47
Scope and Contents Book of Hours in Latin and Flemish from the 15th century, of Dutch origin. The Use is not identified, but Kalendar, Litany, and one Flemish rubric establish a Flemish provenance, and seem to point further to Thérouanne and Saint Omer.Kalendar: starts on f. 1r. Contains commemorations of Saints and Martyr, and other festivities (the most important are written in red). The nonth of January is missing.15 February: Silvini(Saint...

MS 49: Prayer Book and Book of Hours, late 15th century

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Identifier: MS 49
Contents The manuscript is a Prayer Book and Book of Hours from the late 15th century that originated in Italy.The Penitential Psalms start on f.1r.The Litany starts on f.12r.The Prayers start on f.22v. These include the Ave Maria, Pater Noster, Credo, and Salve Regina.The ...

MS 50: Martyrology (Use of Aberdeen), 16th century (after 1552)

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Identifier: MS 50
Contents The manuscript is a Martyrology from the 16th century (after 1552) and originating in Scotland. A martyrology is a catalogue or list of martyrs and other saints arranged in the calendar order of their anniversaries or feasts. This specific manuscript is similar to the Aberdeen Breviary; it is Use of Aberdeen.The Kalendar with Obits starts on f.1r.The Martyrologium secundum usum Ecclesie Aberdonensis (Martyrology, Use of Aberdeen) starts on...

MS 51: Missal (Use of Toulouse), 16th century

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Identifier: MS 51
Contents The manuscript is a French Missal from the 16th century and originating in France. A missal is a liturgical book containing all instructions and texts necessary for the celebration of Mass throughout the year. This specific manuscript is a variant of Toulouse Use.The Three Masses of Christmas, Masses of Epiphany, Purification, Annunciation, Maundy Thursday, Easter, Ascension, Whitsunday, Corpus Christi, Assumption, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, All Saints, Dedication...

MS 52: Missal (Use of Tournai), 1500-1520

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Identifier: MS 52
Contents The manuscript is a Flemish Missal from the 16th century, made between 1500 and 1520 for the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Lille. A missal is a liturgical book containing all instructions and texts necessary for the celebration of Mass throughout the year. This specific manuscript is a variant of Tournai Use.The Kalendar starts on f.1r.The Benedictio Salis, etc. starts on f.7r.The Proprium de Tempore starts on...