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York Manual

Reference code
MSS/0285; MSS/0718
York Manual
15th century
Level of description
Extent and format
ff. v + 4 + 8.
Vellum. Half leather binding, brown.
Scope and content
Fragments of a York Manual. As follows:-

MSS/0718. Four leaves:- Genealogy of Christ according to St Matthew, imperfect at the beginning (see Manuale.. Ad Usum.. Ecclesiae Eboracensis, ed. W. G. Henderson, Surtees Soc., 63, (1875), 118). With notation. fols. 1r, v (pp. 1-2);- Genealogy according to St Luke, imperfect at the end (Manuale, 118). With notation, fols. 1v-2v (pp. 2-4);- Bidding prayer (Manuale, 124-7). An early form (see the paper by Sir John Hawkins, 6 Nov. 1777, Minute Book XV, pp. 265-75; Ants. Corr. and Papers). fols. 3-4v (pp. 5-8);-

MSS/0285. Eight leaves:- Blessing of the Paschal Candle (Manuale, 113-14). With notation. fols. 1-5v;- Sentence of the Great Excommunication (Manuale, 119-22), with variant rubric, English, referring to use throughout Yorkshire, fols. 5v-8v;- Incomplete, rubric, Latin, referring to the formula for excommunication (Manuale, 122). fol. 8v. Ker, MMBL, I (1969), 309.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/285 + 718
Archival history
The fragments were found in the binding of a set of music part-books (possibly Richard Deering, Cantiones sacrae sex vocum (1597); annotations referring to 'Diring' entered at the top of several leaves).
Latin; English