DUL Add.MS. 1950/4Breviary (fragment)
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Single leaf cut from a large breviary.


Physical description of manuscript
Support

Parchment

Extent: 1 f
Size: 540 mm x 306 mm

Condition of manuscriptTop right corner lost, some staining
Layout

2 columns of text, 30 lines.

Decoration

Initials, 2/3 lines high, in red or blue, flourished in the alternate colour; sentence capitals stroked with red.


Manuscript history
Creation

Written in Spain, 15th century.


Manuscript contents
Modern title: Breviary
Language: Latin

Single leaf from a large breviary, possibly Spanish from the mention of St Severus bishop and martyr [of Barcelona]; some marginalia and a 16th century note “Et magnificat ...”