DUL Add.MS. 1950/A/1 DUL Add.MS. 1950/A/1/i-iiFragment from a Sarum Breviary
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Fragment from the Temporal section of a Breviary of the Sarum Use written in England in the early 14th century, re-used as a hinge in an unidentified book.


Digitised: https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2mq237hr95b.html


Physical description of manuscript
Support

Parchment

Extent: Part of a bifolium.
Size: 30 mm x 188 mm

Condition of manuscriptA horizontal strip cut from a bifolium, with part of the outer column of f.2 missing.
Layout

Column widths: approx. 65/60; 10; 65. Ruling in sharp dark brown. 6.5 larger lines or 2 lines + staves with smaller script.

Script

Written in expert textura, somewhat unevenly.

Notation: square; staves, 4-line, in red.
Decoration

Decoration: wide ink capitals with a little penwork to music. Initials: (i) to verse of hymn, 1-line, blue; (ii) to lection, 2-line, blue with red infilling and flourishing.


Manuscript contents

Two pages of notes on texts by Dr J.T. Fowler.


Manuscript history
Creation

Written in England, early 14th century.


Manuscript contents
Original title: Temporal (fragment)
Date: [early 14th century]
Language: Latin

Parts of:
(f.1rv) Quinquagesima lectio iiii and resp., versus v and lectio vi, lectio vii and resp., and resp. viii (Breviarium Sarum 1, dxliii-iv, dxlvi, dxlix, dl)
(f.2ra) Friday after Ash Wednesday Lauds antiphon (Breviarium Sarum 1, dlx)
(f.2vb) Lent 1 hymn, versicle and antiphon (Breviarium Sarum 1, dlxxii)

ret in prouectis apparet ... ... Ecce nunc tempus acceptabile ecce nunc


Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/1
Digitised February 2018
https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2mq237hr95b.html