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Found in 7 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, late 15th century

Identifier: MS 25
Contents This manuscript is a Breviary, originating in France and dating from the late 15th century. Breviaries contain the official set of prayers that mark days in the Catholic calendar. This Breviary appears to have been written for Angers and is incomplete, lacking the whole of the temporale, the list of movable feasts, mostly keyed to Easter, and as opposed to the sanctorale, which consists of the fixed feast days....
Dates: late 15th century

Breviary (Easter to Advent), c 1500

Identifier: MS 28
Contents The manuscript is a Breviary dating from c 1500. Breviaries contain the official set of prayers that mark days in the Catholic calendar. This particular manuscript is Flemish in style and illumination and the Kalendar and Litany are also Flemish and Augustinian. It seems to be connected to an Augustinian foundation in the Netherlands, almost certainly to a church of Saint Paul, at Zonia or Zon.The Kalendar starts on f.2r.In the Kalendar, names...
Dates: c 1500

Fragment of a breviary, 12th century

Identifier: MS 211/XXIII
Scope and Contents

Upper part of leaf of a noted Breviary, containing portions of anthems, responsories, and lessons from a Common, probably that of Many Martyrs.


Fine hand in black ink, music neumes. Red lines for musical notation (neums). Blue and red slight filigree initials.

Dates: 12th century

Fragment of a breviary, 15th century

Identifier: MS 211/XXVII
Scope and Contents

Leaf of a 15th century Breviary containing part of the Sanctorale from 2nd Evensong of Saint Augustine to Lauds of the Beheading of Saint John Baptist. The leaf is quite faded, and the surface of the vellum has been rubbed/scratched on both sides, obscuring the text in some cases.


A very small hand, in black ink with some red initials and rubrication.

Dates: 15th century

Fragments of an abridged breviary, possibly French, 14th century (?)

Identifier: MS 211/XV
Scope and Contents

An abridged Breviary (known as a 'Portiforium), with remarkably short Lessons. It contains the Sanctorale from S. Thomas (21 Dec.) to S. Agnes (21 Jan.), and from S. Scholastica (10 Feb.) to Lady Day (25 March). The Proper for the following saints is included: Silvester, Felix, Marcellus, Prisca, Fabian, Sebastian, Anthony (added in margin later), Scholastica, Valentine, Chair of S. Peter, Matthias, Perpetua and Felicitas, and Gregory.

Dates: 14th century (?)

Little Office of Our Lady [Little office of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Breviary. Latin], 13th century

Identifier: MS 21/ff. 97r-118r

This section of the manuscript contains the Little office of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It starts on f.97r and ends on f.118r with the words que tua sit pietas, nee littera nee dabit etas.

Dates: 13th century