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Breviary for Birgittine Use]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1476
Place Term: [Augsburg?] Germany
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 63
Ownership : Southern Germany, possibly Birgittine monastery of Maria Maihingen near Nordlingen, Lower Bavaria. From colls. of Rev. Roderick Terry and Robert Walsinham Martin. Purchased for Spencer, 1966.

Content : 1- through 4-line red initials. Rubrics, red slashes as placemarkers. Floral borders. Large decorated initials in pink and blue on gold fields.

Content : 21 long lines per page, ruled in very faded ink, some catchwords and prickmarks visible. Most gatherings are of 10 folios each.

Content : 3 full-page miniatures and 5 historiated initials.

Content : Contents help with dating: St. Brigit was canonized in 1391; the texts inclue a prayer for the Council of Basel (1431-49).

Content : Dictionary Catalog. Library dossier.

Content : Parchment

Content : Pen foliation in upper border is incorrect after f. 31; use pencil foliation (every 10 folios) in upper right corner.

Content: Prayer in different hand f. 329r-v.
Type of Resource
Still image
UUID: f5c125f0-c61d-012f-8261-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1476: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of main text." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1476. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ecd3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of main text." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ecd3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1476). Explicit of main text. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ecd3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Explicit of main text.