Western Manuscripts at Bridwell Library to 1650
Bridwell MS 9 [Book of Hours]
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Title: [Book of Hours]. Use of Sarum.
Origin: [Flanders (Ghent?): c. 1420].
Description: Illuminated manuscript on parchment. 160 leaves.  18.5 x 12.8 cm.  Single column of 16 lines.  10.5 x 6.5 cm.
Illuminations include:
  Text Image
  ff. 1r-12v   Sarum Calendar  
  ff. 13r-17v   Gospel sequences   St. John the Evangelist on Patmos (f. 13r)
  ff. 17v-18v   Additional prayers (added by a contemporary hand)  
  ff. 19r-27v   Hours of the Virgin, Matins   Annunciation (f. 19r)
  ff. 28v-38r   Lauds   Visitation (full page miniature, f. 28v)
  ff. 38v-43v   Suffrages   St. George Slaying the Dragon (f. 38r)
  ff. 44r-72r   Hours of the Cross   Christ on the Cross (f. 44r)
   f. 45v   Prime   Nativity
  f. 50v   Terce   Annunciation to the Shepherds
  f. 54r   Sext   Presentation in the Temple
  f. 57v   None   Adoration of the Magi
  f.61v   Vespers   Flight into Egypt
  f. 67r   Compline   Coronation of the Virgin
  ff. 72v-75r   Hours of the Holy Spirit   Pentecost (f. 72v)
  ff. 75r-80r   Prayers to the Virgin (with "Obsecro te" and "O   intemerata")  
  ff. 81r-90v   Penitential Psalms   God in Majesty (f. 81r)
  ff. 90v-93r   Additional psalms  
  ff. 93r-96v    Litany of the Saints  
  ff. 96v-102r    Additional prayers  
  ff. 102v- 136v    Office of the Dead    Funeral Service (f. 102v)
  ff. 137r-158r    Commendation of the Soul    Burial of the Dead (f. 137r)
  ff. 158r-160v    Additional prayers (added by another early hand)  
  ff. 161r-178v    Prayers in Polish (added by an 18th-century [?] hand)  

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