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Manuscripts from Flanders (Modern Belgium)
Book of Hours of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Call Number: xMMs.Bo6
Publication Date: late 15th century
Contents: Calendar (folio 1), Readings from the 4 Gospels (folio 13), Obsecro Te (folio 19), Hours of the Cross (folio 23), Hours of the Holy Spirit (folio 27), Hours of the Virgin (folio 30), Seven Penitential Psalms (folio 77), Litanies (folio 89), Office of the Dead (folio 93), and additional prayers including "O intemerata" (folio 133v), "Salve Regina" (folio 136), and "Inviolata integra et casta" (folio 136v)
Place of origin: Bruges or Ghent, Belgium
Language: Latin, French
Book of Hours, use of Rome
Call Number: xMMs.Bo7
Publication Date: 1450-1460
Contents: Calendar, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Virgin for the use of Rome with Matins, Prime, Terce, Sext, None, Vespers, Compline, Penitential Psalms, Office of the Dead
Place of origin: Flanders?
Book of hours of Martine Sesander (Use of Rome) by
Call Number: xMMS.Bo10
Publication Date: 1465
Contents: Calendar with major feasts (in red) including important south Netherlandish saints Amand and Vedast (5 February), Remy of Rheims and Bavo of Ghent (1 October), Donatian of Bruges (14 October); [f. 13, blank]; ff. 1418, Hours of the Cross; [ff. 18v19, blank]; ff. 2024, Hours of the Holy Spirit; [ff. 24v25] ff. 2640v, Mass of the Blessed Virgin Mary, with Gospel extracts (f. 34); [f. 41, blank]; ff. 42131v, Hours of the Virgin, use of Rome, with Matins (f. 42), Lauds (f. 66), Prime (f. 81), Terce (f. 87), Sext (f. 93), None (f. 97), Vespers (f. 102), and Compline (f. 112), with additional devotions including the prayer Salve regina (f. 117v) and variants for the liturgical year (f. 119); ff. 132136v, Suffrages, including Anthony (f. 132), Martin (f. 133), John the Baptist (f. 134), Andrew (f. 134v), Katherine (f. 135), and Margaret (f. 136); [ff. 137138, blank]; ff. 139160v, Seven Penitential Psalms and Litany; [f. 161, blank].
Place of Origin: Bruges