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The Office for the Dead according to the use of Sarum, Written in the first half of the 15th century in England

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MS. Gough Liturg. 16

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The Office for the Dead according to the use of Sarum, with musical notes. On fols. 1v, 2 are added (early in the 16th century) forms of suspension and citation by -- Ledall, 'curatum ecclesie de Byrcheanger' near Bishop's Stortford, and prayers on St. Erkenwald's days, etc.

This Ledall may be John Ledall who took the degree of B. Can. Law at Oxford in 1508, and was rector of Birchanger 1518-46, the patronage of Birchanger being with New college.

Dates

  • Written in the first half of the 15th century in England

Extent

92 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Liturg. 16

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. 18334

Custodial History

On the back is 'Officium de fratre Alb' (?). Owned by 'Wm. Herbert' in 1783.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with coloured initials, etc., binding, white leather on boards, contemporary

Dimensions

5 7/8 × 4 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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