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Manuscripts, Medieval -- France

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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Medieval Manuscripts created in France.

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

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 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 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

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)...
Dates: c 1400

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...
Dates: 16th century

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...
Dates: 16th century

MS 68: Homiliary by Haymo, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 68
Contents Homiliary (collection of homilies, or sermons) by an author named Haymo. It is uncertain who this Haymo refers to. It may be Haymo of Halberstadt, a Benedictine monk at Fulda (died in 853 CE), or Haimo of Auxerre, a Benedictine monk at the abbey of Saint-Germain in Auxerre (died ca.865 CE). Writing Well and uniformly written throughout, with rubrics, blue and red filigree capitals, and one illuminated initial with a complete border at the...
Dates: 15th century

MS 80: Composite manuscript including six texts, early 14th century

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Identifier: MS 80
Contents Contains six texts, written in several different hands.ff. 1r-6r: 'De Copia Verborum' by Seneca.ff. 6r-9v: Extracts of Terence, Seneca, Plautus, and Tullius.ff. 10r-150v: 'Summa de Vitiis'ff. 151r-170r: 'Sermones Dominicales fratris Johannis Aurelianis quondam cancellarii Parysiensis'ff. 170r-210v: 'Sermones Dominicales Fratris Ferrarii ordinis fratrum predicatorum regentis in theologia'ff. 211r-233v: 'Sermones super Beatitudines'The texts are described...
Dates: early 14th century

MS 96: Collection of sermons entitled Sermones provinciales, 13th century

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Identifier: MS 96
Contents This manuscript contains 92 sermons in several different hands.A title on f. 1r reads: Incipiunt Sermones Provinciales. Dominica prima in Adventu Domini. The text starts on f. 1r with the following opening words: Hora est jam nos de sompno surgere. Est triplex sompnus ignorantie. And ends on f. 106v with the following words: salientes magnas foveas uno [?] R....
Dates: 13th century

MS 115: Composite manuscript including six texts, 13th century

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Identifier: MS 115
Contents Contains six texts, all in the same hand. The texts relate to philosophy. This manuscript is probably English or French, and is from the 13th century. The contents are as follows:ff. 1r-23v: Dragmaticon philosophiae by William of Conchesff. 23v-27r: Imago Mundi by Honorius Augustodunensisff. 27r-29v: Liber differentia quae est inter spiritum et animam by Costa Ben Luca, translated...
Dates: 13th century