MS. Lat. liturg. e. 37
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Preceding it are two leaves from the sanctorale for St. Peter's chains (fol.1) and St. James the Apostle (fol.2)
Other parts of the same MS. are MSS. Lat. liturg d. 42, e. 6 (Summary Catalogue, no. 32558), and e. 39. An 18th cent. foliation which presumably went through the whole volume has been almost totally erased, but the present fol.52 was 69 in this foliation, and fol.93 = 110. The leaves in MS. Lat. liturg. e.6 were numbered 221–5, 306–8, 34[-].
2 cols., 32 lines
Fine miniature, borders, historiated and other initials. By the Master of the Queen Mary Psalter and his workshop. (P&A iii. 543, pl. LIV)
Historiated initial on a ground of gold and blue (fol.1) showing the angel releasing St. Peter, with partial border, smaller gold initials on blue and rose grounds, and many small blue and gold flourished initials
Modern brown blind-tooled leather over pasteboards, c.1910, signed on the upper pastedown by '[J. & J.] LEIGHTON. BREWER ST. W.'
Provenance and Acquisition
J. & J. Leighton, Catalogue of Manuscripts, Mostly Illuminated Many in Fine Bindings, c. 1914 (?Not later than 1915), [Bod. 2593 e. 952/ii] no. 46 (not no. 36, as stated by Alexander), apparently sold by/during Nov. 1915, to judge by annotations in the company's file copy of the catalogue at the Bodleian [Bod. ref. as above]
bought by the Bodleian of Martin Breslauer, Catalogue 92, 1960, item 28.