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"The order of receiving the new bishop after his consecration, before he enter into the cathedrall church of Salisbury; taken out of an old manuscript rituall belonging to that church, written fairly on velom, translated out of the Latin;" transcribed by R. Smith, Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

MS. Rawl. B. 167, fol. 110
Held at the Weston Library

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The following articles are appended:

  1. (fol. 111b) Oaths of all the dignitaries of the Church.
  2. (fol. 113b) Ordo ad faciendum decanum in aliqua matrice ecclesia, secundum ordinale Sarum.
  3. (fol. 114) Orationes pro Ecclesia, pro Rege, et pro pluvia.
  4. (fol. 114b) Decree of the chapter, 17 Oct 1573, declaring many things in this ritual to be superstitious and unscriptural.
  5. (fol. 115) Psalmi cotidie dicendi per canonicos istius ecclesiæ cathedralis Sarum, prætextu ac ratione præbendarmn suarum."


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Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


MS. Rawl. B. 167, fol. 110

Custodial History

At the end is the following note by Smith: "In this old MSS. is likewise a catalogue of many relicks of holy persons reserved in the church of Sarum. Ex bibliotheca D. Crumbleholm, Scholæ Paulinæ ludimagistri, 1663. Which relicks I have entred into Tractt. Reliquiarum."

This transcript is numbered 155 in Smith's Catalogue, in quarto. Lond. 1682; and its price is marked on fol. 109 as having been 1s. 6d.

Physical Facet

On vellum


Repository Details

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