A book of private devotions, Written early in the 16th century in England by B. Langforde
A book of private devotions entitled 'Meditatyons for goostly exercyse, in the tyme of the masse', beg. 'The preste going to masse signifythe'.
One leaf apparently is missing between fols. 23-24.
- Creation: Written early in the 16th century in England by B. Langforde
Language of Materials
MS. Wood empt. 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. 8605
At fol. 27 is the signature 'B: Langforde, preiste'. On fol. 1 is 'Antonius Woode Maii xix, A.D. mdclxi'.
- An extract on the vesting of the priest (fol. 6v) is printed by canon T. F. Simmons in The Lay Folks' Mass Book (Early English Text Society, 1879), p. 168.
7 3/10 × 5 1/2 in.