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Name: Horae (Use of Sarum)

Repository: National Library of Australia

Settlement: Canberra

Associated Manuscript Items:
Horae (Use of Sarum)

Library ref: MS.1097/2

Acquisition: acquired from the Clifford family of Chudleigh in 1964

Binding: 15c. English: back cover with blind-stamped panels of the sacred monogram and of George slaying the dragon, front cover panels contain heraldic swans and stag, borders of two or three fillets; spine repaired, modern strap and clasp

Catchwords: Catchwords agree

Collation: (12)1 (8)2-13 (6)14 (8)15-20 (4)21


Condition: Edges trimmed and gilded

Deco desc: English: red rubrics; red and brown entries in the Calendar; line fill-ins in blue and gold; small caps blue with red penwork, gold with blue penwork; initials in gold, red, blue, and white; nine larger initials in gold, blue, red, white, green each featuring a pomegranate on 13r., 21r., 34v., 38v., 41r., 43r., 53r., 93r., 149r. and two other initials without, on 45v., 48r., all with a half border of acanthus sprays and leaves, except fol. 13r. where the ornamentation extends to a full border.

Dimensions: 140 x 95 mm

Extent: v + 166


Hand desc: English littera gothica textualis


Layout: one col. of 17 lines

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Orig date: s. xv1

Orig place: [Ela] William Clifford of Boscombe - Wiltshire, England the Clifford family of Chudleigh - Ugbrook House, Devon


Provenance: fol. 165r. in 16c. hand ÔLiber John VernelliÕ partly repeated on iir., ivr. and 166r. has ÔLiber IohannisÕ with the surname effaced; in another 16c. hand ÔLaus deo et beatae MariaeÕ on 164v. and ÔThe ConditorÕ, Ônouerint uniuersis ... Joannem ÉÕ on ivr.; 89r. by another 16c. hand ÔIl y a un se[u]l dieu duquel toutes chous[es] dependentÕ copied four times; iv v. has Ô5/55Õ; iiir. has scribbles which include vs.1 of ps. In te domine speraui [non] confundar in eternum

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 4



Support: vellum, fly leaves i and vi modern paper, ii, iii, iv and v old vellum


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