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A Martyrologium written for the Cluniac abbey of Faversham or Feversham in Kent: in two parts, Written about A.D. 1400 in Kent

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MS. Jones 9

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A Martyrologium written for the Cluniac abbey of Faversham or Feversham in Kent: in two parts:
  1. Fol. 3. A general Martyrology, giving the place of martyrdom, in the order of the calendar, now beginning with 30 Dec., a leaf containing 25-30 Dec. being lost
  2. Fol. 84v. A special list of obits of monks and others connected with the abbey, beginning with 1 Jan.
Fols. 1-2, 136 are fly-leaves from two 14th cent. Latin breviaries (?).

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1400 in Kent

Extent

136 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Jones 9

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. III, no. 8916

Custodial History

From a note on fol. 135 the book seems to have remained in the possession of a monk of the abbey till 1557.

Physical Facet

On parchment, the volume retains its original binding (leather on boards) and its sheepskin cover with clasp

Dimensions

11 3/4 × 8 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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