File NLW MS 22081D. - Fragment of missal,

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NLW MS 22081D.


Fragment of missal,


  • [mid 12 cent.], [15 cent.], 1572. (Creation)

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26 ff. (the missal ff. 1 and 26) : Parchment and paper ; 310 x 210 mm. (written space of missal 215 x 140 mm.). Original sewing.

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David Harbourne; Cardiff; Purchase; 1985

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A bifolium of a noted missal, [mid twelfth century], used as wrappers of printed Acts of the Parliament held 8 May to 30 June 1572. The two leaves contain parts of the proper for Septuagesima and Sexagesima Sundays and for the first Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Lent. Written in two columns on 34 lines. Initials in red and green. Reading marks added. Prayers added in hands of fifteenth century.

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  • Latin
  • English

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Latin, English.

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The contents of NLW MSS 21701-22852 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 8 (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 22081D.

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.


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  • English



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  • Text: NLW MS 22081D.