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Catholic Church -- Book of Hours

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

f. 25v
f. 25v

Book of Hours (Use of Sarum), c 1500

 Item
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.48v
f.48v

Heures a Lusaige de Rome (printed), and manuscript prayers, c 1505

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Identifier: MS 209
Scope and Contents This is a book of hours printed on vellum, which contains eight folios with manuscript prayers at the begining and at the end (four leaves at the beginning, and four leaves at the end). Includes 17 full-page metalcuts (hand-coloured). Due to the fact that it is mostly a printed book, it is also known under the shelfmark 'Dd.7.107', and has been catalogued on Discovered: click here to see the...
Dates: c 1505