MS. Rawl. C. 892
Summary Catalogue no.: 12726
Monastic (?) cathedral. Temporale (fol. 1); sanctorale (fol. 101v), beginning with St. Sylvester; common of the dedication (fol. 125) and of the saints (126), the name of St. Bridget in the introit (fol. 143v: Gaudeamus) for the common of the virgins; mass of the dead (fol. 147v), troped profecy of the midnight mass of Christmas (fol. 149), incomplete. Extensive rubrics (black) for Holy Week. After the mass of Holy Saturday (fol. 67v) is the R Christus resurgens with the V Dicant nunc for 2 voices.
Written by two hands. The scribe of the main part begins the quires with the invocation O emmanuel in the right top corner of the 1st page (cut off on fols. 37, 97, 144), the second wrote fols. 109–31 with a markedly Irish hand (see also fol. 131v, 144).
Point-neum notation of 12 staves of 4 red (37, green) lines. The clefs are indicated by letters, mostly b, D and d.
Good and other initials. (P&A iii. 1272, pl. CXVII)
A large coloured initial on the titlepage; others on fols. 9, 68v, 81, 114.
Digital Bodleian (9 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.