DUL Add.MS. 1950/B/14Missal (fragment)
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Missal (fragment), 15th century, reused as pastedown, possibly from the same manuscript as DUL Add.MS 1950/B/13


Physical description of manuscript
Support

Parchment

Extent: 1 leaf
Size: 330 mm x 230 mm
Layout

No pricking visible. No ruling now visible. Written space 229 x 170 mm. 2 columns. 30 lines

Script

Written in textura

Decoration

Initials: to each lection and sequence, 2-line; to verses of sequences 1-line, both plain red or blue, alternately.


Manuscript history
Creation

Written in Low Countries, 15th century.

Provenance

Former front pastedown, with light stains of turn-ins of covering Shelfmark of source: Routh 5.C.8, now SB+ 0103 - Opera Q. Septimii Florentis Tertulliani Carthaginensis, inter latinos Ecclesiae scriptores primi, sine quorum lectione nullum diem intermittebat olim diuus Cyprianus, per Beatum Rhenanum (Paris: apud Ioannem Roigny ..., 1545), binding calf, blind panels; rolls of festoons and scrolls, brass corner edgings, clasps now missing; inscription "De usu fratris Henrici Gravij prior predicatorum Novimagen" (Henricus Grauius, prior of the Dominicans of Nijmegen, Netherlands). Former reference: Portfolio II/19a (see Catalogue of fragments, manuscript and printed, amongst Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections).


Manuscript contents
Modern title: Missal (fragment)
Language: Latin

Sequences, end of one (for Nativity?), Stephen - Epiphany “... Solo fugiet in odore morboset demonia laude dignus est honore nigrique memoria Martir cuius est iucundum nomen in ecclesia langues? entera sane mundus celesti fraglancia. Amen”
“De sancto io[hanni]. Christi laudes decantet hic chrous psallens die ista ...”
“De innocentibus. Celsa pueri ...”
“In <circumcis>ione [alteration] Ecce iam uotiua festa decurrunt ...”
“in epyphania Domini. Festa christi omnis christianitas celebret ... in quo sum placatus hodie ...”