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Leaf from a French Processional

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From the Abbey of St. Louis at Poissey in Paris. Seven four line staves in red.

E0109 Leaf from a Book of Hours

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Recto Translation: Psalm 24:4-7 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully. He shall receive the blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of his salvation. THis is the…


E0021 Leaf from a Hymnal (Hymnaruim)

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France; Early 14th Century. Latin Text; Angular Gothic Script; Gregorian Notation.

At important festival services such as Christmas and Easter these small hymnals were generally used by the laymen as they walked in procession to the various…


E0050 Leaf from a Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis)

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Recto Translation:

[from Luke 1] To illuminate them that sit in darkness, and in the shadow of death: to direct our feet into the way of peace. Give them eternal rest.

[Responses not yet translated.] Prayer.

[Psalms 129] From the depths I…


E0049 Leaf from a Missal (Missale)

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Germany; Early 16th Century. Latin Text; Lettre Bâtarde.

A Missal gives the service of the mass and is used by the clergy. The text is lengthy and in this large script would occupy many hundred pages. One wonders why this particular manuscript…


E0048 Leaf from a Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis)

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Recto Translation:

Almighty and eternal God. Incline unto my aid O God.

Called it was the Holy Ghost that comfort thus did bring,
The gift of God, Charity, and the reviving spring,
The unction spiritual, and eke the fire that…


E0047 Leaf from a Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis)

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Recto Translation:

[from Psalms 94] ...and said, they always err in heart: and they have not known my ways, to whom I swear in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest. The King, unto whom all things do live, come let us adore.

Eternal rest…


E0046 Leaf from a Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis)

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Recto Translation:

Ant: Hear O Lord my prayer all flesh shall come unto thee. Ant: The right hand. Psalm: God, my God. Ant: Thy right hand O Lord hath received me. Ant: Deliver them O Lord. Psalm.

[Isaiah 38] I have said in the midst of my…


E0045 Leaf from a Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis)

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Recto Translation:

O Lord make haste to help me.

Jesus Lord at the ninth hour his spirit forth did send: crying Eli and his soul to father did commend: with a lance a soldier did pierce through his tender side: the earth then trembled and the…


E0044 Leaf from a Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata)

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Recto Translation:

[2 Chronicles 34:18-33, here called "Paralipomenon"] And he read it before the king. 19 And when he had heard the words of the law, he rent his garments: 20 And he commanded Helcias, and Ahicam the son of Saphan,…