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A prayer invoking the help of a large number of saints

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MS. Bodl. rolls 24

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A prayer invoking the help of a large number of saints, probably used as a charm.

Dates

  • Written perhaps in the 16th century

Extent

1 roll

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. rolls 24, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. rolls 24

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20363

Overview

A prayer invoking the help of a large number of saints

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. V, no. 30447

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Referenced in 1884, but probably in the Library for many years before.

Physical Facet

On paper, rolled round a wooden stick with ornamental ends

Dimensions

A roll 2 ft. 6 5/8 in. × about 5-5 1/2 in.
Title
A prayer invoking the help of a large number of saints
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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