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Hours of the Virgin Mary according to the use of Sarum, Written in the first half of the 15th century in England

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MS. Gough Liturg. 10

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Hours of the Virgin Mary according to the use of Sarum, preceded by a calendar, and followed by:
  1. The Salve Regina with commentary (fol. 49v)
  2. Prayers, 'Septem gaudia in honore beate Marie Virginis', etc. (fol. 59)
  3. The prayer of Bede (fol. 65), the Penitential Psalms with litany (fol. 70)
  4. The Office for the Dead with Commendatio animarum (fol. 86)
  5. 'Psalmi de Passione' (fol. 120)
  6. The Psalter of St. Jerome (fol. 125v)
  7. The Hours of the Holy Cross appear to be worked in
The Compline service of the ordinary Hours begins with 'Deus in adiutorium.' On the first few miniatures occur a coat of arms, quarterly, 1st and 4th sable a fess coticed argent, 2nd and 3rd gules three bars argent. Leaves are missing after fols. 69, 85, probably bearing full-page miniatures.

Dates

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

Extent

137 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Liturg. 10

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. 18336

Custodial History

'Mihi don. misit M. Pet. Savarij è civitat. Rothom. 1772. E. R. M[ores].'.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with some small miniatures, illuminated borders, etc.

Dimensions

6 3/4 × 5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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