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Scope Note: Books containing all the Roman Catholic prayers and responses necessary for celebrating the mass throughout the year.

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Booklets, pamphlets, missals and prayer books, mostly published by the Catholic Truth Society., 1934-1992, undated.

Identifier: Acc.14596/247
Scope and Contents Collected by George Mackay Brown, these are almost all unannotated, except for: - 'The Sunday missal' (A Harkins & Bros, 1958) - inscribed by George Mackay Brown with his full name.'Little office of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel' (Carmelite Press, 1960) - inscribed by George Mackay Brown with 'George Brown'.'My Sunday missal' (Confraternity of the Precious Blood, 1942) - inscribed 'To George, with happy memories of the occasion of his baptism...
Dates: 1934-1992, undated.

Eight leaves of a noted missal, probably from Jedburgh Abbey., 13th century.

Identifier: MS.5461
Scope and Contents

The leaves formed the cover of a sixteenth-century cartulary of the lordship of Jedburgh Abbey. Three leaves (folios 1-3) come from the end of the 'Temporale', and five (folios 4-8) from the earlier part of the 'Sanctorale'. The text appears to have been copied from an Augustinian source and the music added in another hand from a Sarum book. The initials are in red, with blue line ornament, or vice versa.

Dates: 13th century.

Four fragments from the Temporale of a missal of Scottish provenance., Late 12th century.

Identifier: Adv.MS.84.1.18
Scope and Contents From the same source as Adv.MS.84.1.17, i.e. the Temporale of a missal probably written at Iona.From ?16th century to 1970 it was the cover of Adv.MS.72.1.14.Consists of four separate portions as described below.Text hand as Adv.MS.84.1.17; all folios bear rubrication in red. Gaelic notes appear in three ?17th century hands, chiefly in margins and other spaces of folio 5 recto, as follows.(i) Folio 5 recto, lower margin: ‘(A)n t-athair tareis...
Dates: Late 12th century.

Fragments of liturgical and other medieval manuscripts.

Identifier: MSS.21097-21100
Dates: 13th century-15th century.

Half a leaf from a missal., Late 12th century.

Identifier: MS.21098
Scope and Contents

It consists of the outer columns of the leaf, containing part of the Gospel for Tuesday in Holy Week (Mark xiv, 22-52). The text is rubricated for reading or singing by three lectors. The fragment was used in a binding.

Dates: Late 12th century.

Lesmahagow missal, probably written for use in the Tironensian priory of Lesmahagow, first half of the 13th century., 1st half of 13th century.

Identifier: MS.16495
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: (i) Four noted leaves from the Ordinary of the Mass, late 13th century, containing the Glorias, the Creed (without music), and the Prefaces 'Eterne Deus' and 'Vere dignum'. (Folios A- D.) (ii) Temporale; the 24th Sunday after Trinity is omitted. (Folio 1.) (iii) New Testament readings and Missa pro pace (folio 99). The creed has been added in another hand (folio 100). (iv) Preface and canon of the Mass. The word 'papa' has been erased from the opening of the...
Dates: 1st half of 13th century.

Microfilm of missal, psalters and calendar of Scottish religious houses.

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.469
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Lesmahagow missal, probably written for use in the Tironensian priory of Lesmahagow, first half of the 13th century; and additional related material acquired at the same time (MSS.16495-16496); Inchmahome Psalter, late 13th century to 14th century, probably from the Low Countries (Acc.12780);Calendar, 13th century, of Holyrood Abbey: a bifolium containing the entries for July to October (MS.5048);Perth psalter, late 15th century,...
Dates: 13th century-late 15th century.

Miscellaneous fragments from the Lesmahagow missal., 13th century, 14th century, 1719, 1725.

Identifier: MS.16495A
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: (i) Three vellum leaves containing readings from Matthew I, 1-15 and Mark I, 2-8, and part of an office for St Thomas the Apostle, 13th century. (Folio 1.) The readings in the office appear to be from an Acta Thomae but are not the text published by J A Fabricius in ‘Codex apocryphus Novi Testamenti’. There are some notes on biblical chronology in a 14th-century cursive hand on folio 3 verso. The leaves were formerly loosely inserted in the Missal. (ii) Vellum...
Dates: 13th century, 14th century, 1719, 1725.

Miscellaneous papers of the Ker family., 1575-early 19th century.

Identifier: MSS.5442-5461
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Nisbet papers fall into four groups, belonging respectively to the Nisbets of that Ilk, the original owners of the estate; the Kers (later Carres) of Cavers and West Nisbet; who acquired the estate in 1649; the Chisholmes of that Ilk, connected by marriage to Charles St Clair, 15th Lord Sinclair, who succeeded to the estate some time before 1813; and William Molleson, probably related to the sister of Charles St Clair, de jure 13th Lord Sinclair.

Dates: 1575-early 19th century.

Parchment fragment from a noted missal., ?13th century or ?14th century.

Identifier: Adv.MS.84.1.1
Scope and Contents

The fragment contains the Proper for the first Monday of Lent (from the collect onwards; Communion differs from the modern one) and for the first Tuesday of Lent (as far as ‘latron[um’ in the Gospel).

The fragment forms two conjugate, consecutive leaves with some lines missing at top and bottom. The text is in double columns. The initials were originally in red. Notation is recorded on a four-line stave in red.

Dates: ?13th century or ?14th century.

Parchment leaves and fragments from a missal, probably Icelandic., ?15th century.

Identifier: Adv.MS.84.1.2
Scope and Contents

The parchment forms two conjugate, consecutive leaves and contains the Proper for the Sunday within the Octave of Christmas (epistle, gospel, secret*), for the 1st or 2nd of January (collect*, gospel, secret*), for the Vigil of Epiphany (collect*, gospel, secret*), and for Epiphany (collect, lesson, gospel, secret). The prayers marked with an asterisk (*) differ from the modern ones.

The text is written in single columns, with initials in red, purple, and green.

Dates: ?15th century.

'Rosslyn missal', a manuscript written in Ireland probably for Down Cathedral, Downpatrick.

Identifier: Adv.MS.18.5.19
Scope and Contents Manuscript written in Ireland, probably for Down Cathedral in Downpatrick. Lawlor has dated the work as probably of the 13th or early 14th century based on palaeographic evidence. Henry and Marsh-Micheli have suggested the work could also be attributed to the 12th century based on the decoration. This manuscript is a missal of the English (pre-Sarum) type introduced into Ireland from the later 12th century, with a few archaic, possibly local, features. The missal appears to have...
Dates: 13th century.

Three parchment leaves, presumably taken from the Sanctorale of a missal, possibly from the Low Countries; with two paper fragments., 15th century.

Identifier: Adv.MS.84.1.12
Scope and Contents

The parchment leaves (one of which is cut into two parts) contain collects from masses to various saints, but the saints` names do not appear to have been written in any discernible order.

The leaves were recovered from the binding of a copy (pressmark K.54.g) of ‘Expositio analytica and brevis in universum Q. Horatii Flacci poema’ (Parisiis, 1582), by Petrus Gualterius.

Dates: 15th century.

Two fragments from the Temporale of a missal of Scottish provenance., Late 12th century.

Identifier: Adv.MS.84.1.17
Scope and Contents From ?16th century to 1970 it was the inner cover of Adv.MS.72.1.27.The contents consist of two separate leaves, perhaps originally conjugate.With the manuscript is a copy of typescript notes (2 folios) by Monsignor David McRoberts, dated 25 February 1969. According to these, palaeographical evidence suggests that Adv.MSS.84.1.17-84.1.18 were written in the late 12th century in the Benedictine monastery of Iona. The text is in Latin in two columns, in a...
Dates: Late 12th century.