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Breviary (Salisbury)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Author: Catholic Church. Use for: Sarum breviary

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

f. 283r
f. 283r

Breviary, c 1300

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 (Salisbury), early 14th century

Identifier: MS 27/ff. 1r-482v
Contents This is a Sarum Breviary with a full Sarum Litany, and a Kalendar with an unclear provenance. The occurrence of specific saints days (Saint Botulph, Saint Frideswyde, and Saint Hugh, specified as Bishop of Lincoln) may point to Lincoln diocese. Relating to the dating of this text, the presence of the Feast of Relics on 15 September places it before 1319, while external evidence also seems to suggest the early years of the 14th century. There are no marks of Scottish origin, but from the many...
Dates: early 14th century