Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint.
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Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'Ora rinn Moire' collected from Raon[a]id Stewart [Rachel Stewart], Baileshear [Baile Shear/Baleshare, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'Ora rinn Moire dha na chaoil bhoc eir urlar a ghlinn'. Written across the text in ink is 'Transcribed B[ook] III p[age] 126.
Identifier: MS 110/ff. 220r-227v
Contents This section contains a contemplation about the Virgin Mary by Hugh of Saint Victor, a Saxon theologian writing in the 12th century. In this manuscript, it is titled Contemplatio Hugonis super Sancte Virgine.It starts on f. 220r with the words Ad salutandam beatam Virginem mariam. It ends on f. 227v with O clemens, O pia, O dulcis Maria. Amen Deo Laus....
Scope and Contents Custom collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay about a blessing stone on Bernara an Easpuig [Beàrnaraigh/Berneray] that it was in a stone font in the graveyard and that people who were afraid would go and stroke it. There is also a note about the bishop's house that it 'was up till late and the stone upon which he rested his book while read[ing] is there still.' The custom is preceded by a short saying 'Bean Chaluim Chille am Miulay. Bean Naomh Mòire am Bearnara.'
Identifier: MS 73/ff. 227v-233v
Contents This seems to be an excerpt from a larger work that described the miracles of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It begins, "Incipiunt quaedam praepulchra miracula Beata Virgo Maria Quidam judex sepe prope munera judicium ipse putabat esse unum diem Laus deo Allel..." and ends, "Ut corpus redimas, ferrum patieris et ignes. Utque animo valeas ipsa tollerare negabis...". Another Miracle has been added at the foot of f.227.
Identifier: MS 110/ff. 80r-89r
Contents This section contains an exposition on the Ave Maria (the Hail Mary). It is attributed to Henry of Freimar, a German Augustinian theologian writing in the 14th century. In the manuscript, this exposition is titled Explanacio Henrici de Vrimaria in salutacionem angelicam.This text begins on f. 80r with the words Quia oracione dominice. It ends on f. 89r with nobis...
Identifier: MS 94/ff. 1r-28r
Contents This section of the manuscript contains the homilies De Laudibus Virginis Matris (Homilies in praise of the Blessed Virgin Mary) by Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153), an influential and prolific French abbot of the Cistercian Order. The text is composed of a prologue and four homilies dedicated to the virgin Mary.ContentsPrologue: starts on f. 1r with the following words: ...
Identifier: MS 21/ff. 1r-96v
Scope and Contents The Liber de laudibus beate Marie Virginis ('Book of the praises of the Virgin Mary') has been attributed to the Dominican friar Vincent de Beauvais (died c. 1264).Prologue: on f. 1r. It is introduced by the rubricated words Incipit prologue in librum sequentem, begins with Quoniam de gestis beatissime Virginis Dei genetricis ad modum pauca in evangelica reperiuntur...
Identifier: MS 21/ff. 97r-118r
Contents 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.
Identifier: MS 114/ff. 65v-68v
Contents 'The Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary' is a set of prayer which focuses on the sorrows that the Virgin Mary had to endure throughout her life. The prayers are preceded by the rubric Incipiunt orationes de doloribus beate verginis marie and they all begin with an invocation to the Virgin Mary. They are followed by a very short section taken from an homily of Saint Bernard.First sorrow: on f. 64v, begins ...