MS. Lat. liturg. e. 17
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Prayers and Offices, Use of Sarum; English, early 15th century
including (fol.11v) 'Ave Iesu Christe verbum Patris Filius virginis, agnus Dei', here described as 'Salutacio clerici de Brigundia' (sic), (fol.13v) 'Ladi quene y pray the to governe me in gode lore', and (fol.14) the litany of the Virgin.
There are a number of later additions which include:
See H. E. Allen, Writings ascribed to Richard Rolle pp.317–9
21 long lines, ruled in violet
Fine borders, initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 809) Illuminated initials in blue, green, red and gold, with partial border on fol.3, 19, 25, 40, 56, 75, 96, similar smaller initials with red and violet flourishes. There are instructions for the illuminator at fol.19, 55v, 63v, 74v, and 95v, but the miniatures were not executed.
19th-cent. black polished leather over pastboards; the spine letered in gilt 'PRECES | PIÆ'
Provenance and Acquisition
Made in the North of England for the use of a lady (?). The formulae of the prayers are not consistently masculine or feminine, but in one of the additions (fol.71) the name Iohanna occurs.
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.