English translation of 'the Golden Letany off the Lyeff & Passion of Cryste', written in the 15th cent.
'Here begynneth the Golden Letany off the Lyeff & Passion of Cryste ...', as revealed to St. 'Mawdlen', with her vision prefixed, translated out of Latin presumably by I. S. ('quod I. S.' on fol. 45): a prayer in English follows the litany. The Vision beg. 'Ther was an holy woman namyd Mawdlen.'.
The name of 'Wiliam Edgson' is on fol. 42v (17th cent.).
- Creation: written in the 15th cent.
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 42
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. IV, no 21616
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
5 1/2 × 4 in.