Subject strengths: Theology
The Mediaeval Manuscripts number just nine but include Petrus Lombardus' Sententiæ from the Thirteenth Century; an illuminated Vitæ Sanctorum, or Saints lives; an early-fifteenth-century Sarum Missal decorated with penwork flourishing, and border ornaments; a fifteenth-century breviary (a service book containing hymns, offices and prayers sung by the Roman Catholic clergy at prescribed times) and a fifteenth-century horae, or book of hours, (popularly used in private devotions from the Thirteenth to the Sixteenth Century).
Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:
Collection Name: Mediaeval Manuscripts
Archive Ref Code: GB186/MS
Date Range of Material
13th Century - 15th Century
Type of Material
Size of Collection
0.5 Linear Metres of shelving
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