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Photocopy of E. H. Fellowes’ transcription of music from the Willmott (Altus) part-book (MS. Tenbury 1474), 1940

MS. Tenbury 1474*

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Photocopy of the transcription made by E. H. Fellowes from the Willmott manuscript (Altus part-book). It contains:
  1. (fol. 1) Salve intemerata. Tallis
  2. (fol. 3) Laudate dominum. Tallis
  3. (fol. 3v) Ave dei patris. R. Johnson
  4. (fol. 3v) Ne irascaris. Byrd
  5. (fol. 3v) Tribulationes civitatum. Byrd
  6. (fol. 5v) Miserere mei. Whyte [White]
  7. (fol. 7v) Gaude plurimum. Taverner
  8. (fol. 9) Ave dei patris. Tallis
  9. (fol. 10v) Ave regina coelorum. Taverner
  10. (fol. 10v) Infelix ego. Byrd
  11. (fol. 10v) Deus, venerunt gentes. Byrd
  12. (fol. 11v) Petrus beatus. Byrd
  13. (fol. 10v) Cunctis diebus. Byrd
  14. (fol. 12v) Retribue servo. [R. Parsons]
  15. (fol. 13) Domine, quis habitabit? Tallis
  16. (fol. 13) O quam gloriosum. Byrd
  17. (fol. 14v) Ave rosa sine spinis. Tallis
  18. (fol. 15v) O salutaris hostia. Anon.
  19. (fol. 15v) Vox patris celestis. [W. Mundy]
  20. (fol. 18v) Miserere mei. [W. Mundy]
  21. (fol. 20) Anima Christ. [Parsons]
  22. (fol. 21) Domine, quando veneris. [Bonus]
  23. (fol. 22) Absterge, Domine. [Tallis]
  24. (fol. 22v) Quare tristis es? Anon.
  25. (fol. 23) Domine, quis habitabit? Anon. [Attrib. to White in MS. Tenbury 1486]
  26. (fol. 23) In resurrexione tua. Byrd


  • 1940


1 part-book

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Tenbury 1474*

Custodial History

The original Willmott manuscript is now owned by the Berkeley Family of Spetchley Park, Worcestershire, having previously belonged to Miss Willmott of Great Warley, Essex. See DIAMM. It is in the hand of John Sadler of Norwich and dated 1591. It comes from the same set as MS. Tenbury 1486.


  • Judith Blezzard, ‘Monsters and messages: The Willmott and Braikenridge manuscripts of Latin Tudor church music, 1591’. The Antiquaries Journal , 75 (1995), pp. 311–338.


6 × 9 inches obl.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom