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Book of hours : use of Sarum.

Book of hours : use of Sarum.

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Book of hours
Creator: Catholic Church.
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Date: [ca. 1410]
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Description:
Formerly owned by the Chenye (Cheney) family; Jone Ffyn; Henry Huth; Edward Cheney. From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Description of volume, in Latin, signed WA.1804 on recto of front flyleaf.
Ownership inscription of Jone Ffyn on verso of front flyleaf.
Calendar contains three notes concerning births and a marriage of Cheyne family members.
Layout: single columns of 17 lines.
Script: gothic bookhand.
Decoration: three historiated initials with full-page borders; one smaller historiated initials and seven large foliate initials with borders. many smaller initals in gold with blue penwork or in blue with red penwork.
Binding: modern red velvet; red morocco box.
Abstract:
Manuscript, on vellum, in a single hand, of a book of hours according to the Use of Sarum. The Latin text is followed by a brief treatise in Middle English on prayer, titled "Here begynneth in what man[ner] preyer sholde be vsed." The volume concludes with prayers in Latin and Middle English.
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181 l. : parchment ; 174 x 110 mm
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Object ID: 16371268
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