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A Psalter for use in the Benedictine abbey of St. Albans, Written in the 14th century in England

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MS. Gough Liturg. 18

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A Psalter for use in the Benedictine abbey of St. Albans, preceded by a calendar (fol. xviii), and followed by:
  1. The usual canticles (fol. 149v)
  2. Creeds (fol. 162)
  3. A litany (fol. 165) with prayers
  4. 'Officio Mortuorum' (fol. 175v)
  5. 'Matutine de sancta Maria' (fol. 185v)
  6. the 15 Oes (fol. 189v)
  7. Four miniatures are on foll. xivv, xvv, xvi, xvii, and several small ones occur in capitals in the text: a leaf is missing after fol. 187

Dates

  • Written in the 14th century in England

Extent

199 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Liturg. 18

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. 18332

Custodial History

In the calendar at Dec. 29 is 'Dedicacio ecclesie sancti Albani', and at July 14 'Festum reliquiarum.'

Physical Facet

On parchment, with miniatures, etc., binding, stamped leather with a mallard in centuryre of each side (17th century)

Dimensions

3 5/8 × 2 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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