MS. Add. D. 48
Summary Catalogue no.: 30304
Ferial, Use of Rome. Feasts of St. Peter (29 June), Christmas (Puer), Epiphany, Easter, Ascension and Pentecost, Purification, Assumption and Nativity of the Virgin, mass of the dead (fol. 23) with the prose Dies irae; kyriale (fol. 30) for minor double feasts.
Square notation on 6 staves of 4 red lines.
Good border, historiated and other initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 784)
Each mass preceded by a large illuminated initial.
fol. 1r, initial N, St. Peter, seated, holding keys and book; two figures (white monks (?)) kneeling at his feet in prayer (rubbed).
Provenance and Acquisition
From a monastery dedicated to St Peter. Arms, fol. 1: azure, a cross of calvary or, surmounted by a chaplet vert with cross keys overall or (Theatines?) [according to Pacht and Alexander], azure on a mountain of 3 coupeaux a passion cross or with a crown of thorns vert, and a scourge silver pending from each end of the cross, over all 2 keys in saltire, wards in chief or [according to van Dijk].
Acquired before 1880.
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.