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Horae. Hours (use of Paris)

Reference code
MSS/0005
Title
Horae. Hours (use of Paris)
Date
early 15th century
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Vellum; ff. ii + 190. Small quarto. French binding, 16th century, leather, brown, blind-stamped, edges gilt. Modern green slipcase. Book-plate of the Rev. Charles Lyttelton, PSA, fol. i. On the flyleaf, fol. ii, '64', '(96)'.
Scope and content
Hours (use of Paris). Written in France.

Hours of the BVM (including the Hours of the Cross and of the Holy Spirit), fols. 13-97, preceded by a calendar, fols. 1-12v, and followed by memoriae of SS Catherine and Margaret, fols. 98-100v, Obsecro te and other prayers to the BVM, fols. 100v-107, Seven Penitential Psalms, fols. 108-26, litany, fols. 126-33v, extracts from the gospels, fols. 135-7v, Office of the Dead, fols. 138v-90v. Thirteen illuminations:- : fols. 13 (Annunciation), 45 (Crucifixion), 47 (Pentecost), 49 (Nativity), 59 (Annunciation to the Shepherds), 67 (Adoration of the Magi), 74 (Presentation of Christ), 81 (Flight into Egypt), 87 (Coronation of the Virgin), 98 (St Catherine),.. 99v (St Margaret), 108 (King David), 139 (Office of the Dead). Borders, small initials and line fillings throughout.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/5
Archival history
Lyttelton Bequest.
Related units of description
Minute Book XI, 12 Jan. 1769, p. 8.