DUL Add.MS. 1950/A/6Calendar (fragment)
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Calendar fragment, written in the Low Countries, 15th century, reused as a pastedown.


Digitised: https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2msj139195g.html


Physical description of manuscript
Support

Parchment

Extent: 1 leaf
Size: 257 mm x 200 mm

Condition of manuscriptText badly worn in places. On recto some text lost, some obscured by show-through from the verso. Holes in outer margin from clasps of former binding.
Script

Written in textura, black, red (oxidised) and gold.

Decoration

“KL” to each month, 2-line, plain red.


Manuscript history
Creation

Written in Low Countries, 15th century.

Provenance

Former front pastedown of a volume in the Routh Collection Shelfmark of source: SA 0078 (containing 6 works bound in calf over wooden boards, blind tools in diagonal pattern including diamond shaped stamp containing fleur-de-lys, circular stamp containing rose, and triangular pineapple stamp) with 17th century ownership inscription of the Friars Minor of Diest (Belgium). Former reference: Portfolio I/5 (see Catalogue of fragments, manuscript and printed, amongst Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections).


Manuscript contents
Modern title: Calendar (fragment) for November and December
Date: [15th century]
Language: Latin

Roman calendar, but with Hubert, Brictius and Barbara characteristic of the Low Countries. Some feast days are ranked semi duplex or maius duplex.


Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/6
Digitised February 2018
https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2msj139195g.html