A Breviary for use in the Benedictine abbey of St. Peter at Peterborough, Written in the second half of the 14th century in England
A Breviary for use in the Benedictine abbey of St. Peter at Peterborough, consisting of:
- The Proprium de Tempore (fol. 1)
- Calendar (fol. 113b)
- Psalter with Te Deum, Athanasian creed, litany and Office for the Dead (fol. 119)
- Proprium Sanctorum (fol. 165c)
- Commune Sanctorum (fol. 270)
- The Dedicatio appears to be on Sept. 29 (fol. 250)
- A (late) index of Saints commemorated, etc., is at fol. 112a
- Creation: Written in the second half of the 14th century in England
Language of Materials
MS. Gough Liturg. 17
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 18330
'Liber fratris Humfridi Natures monachi de burgo sancti Petri, cuius anime Deus propicietur. Amen.' (15th century ?): a Humphrey Natures received a pension from 1534 till at least 1553, as monk of Peterborough, and was rector of Paston 1548-53, but this writing appears to be not later than the 15th century Owned also by 'Tho. Martin [of Palgrave], Lond. 1718.'.
On parchment, with illuminated borders, initials, etc.
5 1/8 × 4 1/4 in.