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Prayer books.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Books containing prayers and other forms of worship.

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

13th-century prayer book from France, probably according to the Use of Paris

Identifier: Adv.MS.18.7.22
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) Noted masses from the Nativity to Holy Innocents (folio 1). Leaves following the epistle for Holy Innocents are missing.(ii) Capitula for the Sanctorale and Common of Saints (folio 11). Leaves are missing at the beginning: the surviving text starts with the feast of Saints Peter and Paul.(iii) Collects for the Temporale, Sanctorale and Common of Saints (folio 16). There are lacunae between the Octave of...
Dates: Late 13th century.

'Blackadder prayerbook', written probably in France.

Identifier: MS.10271
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Calendar in red and black. A number of Scottish saints are included, such as Kentigern (13 January in red), Duthac (8 March), Kessog (10 March), Columba (9 June) and Ternan (12 June). 8 July has 'Dedicatio eccliesie glasguensis' in red, and 2 November 'Dedicatio ecciesie aberdonensis' in black. (Folio 2.)(ii) Sequences of the Gospels. (Folio 8.)(iii) 'Obsecro te' and other prayers and hymns, mostly to the Virgin. They...
Dates: 2nd half of 15th century.

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.

Dean Brown’s prayerbook, written and illuminated in the Netherlands.

Identifier: MS.10270
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Rotae, dated 1499, for finding the Golden Number, Indiction and Dominical Letter. (Folio 1 verso.)(ii) Calendar in red and black. (Folio 4.) Entries in red include Saints Palladius (6 July) and Machar (12 November), 'Dedicacio ecciesie cathedralis aberdonensis' (3 November) and the obits of Elizabeth Lauder, 1494 (11 June) and Master Robert Brown, 1460 (23 December). A note in red concerns the mission to Rome in 1497 of Master James...
Dates: [Circa 1498.]

“Een seer schoon ende deuoet boexken inhoudende vele schoon ghebekens vvaer mede een Christen mensche hem sal oeffenen om die eeuvvighe salicheyt te vervverue ... Anno 1575.”

Identifier: Adv.MS.5.2.12
Scope and Contents A prayer book from the Low Countries written in 1575. The work contains various prayers in Dutch, as well as the seven penitential psalms and the litany.The work is written in cursive hands in black ink with rubrics and some initials in red. There appear to be four different hands present in the volume.The main body of the work is written in the same cursive hand, while two decorative elements are accompanied by a different bookhand. Folios 154v-158v are written in a...
Dates: 1575.

'Fitzalan Prayerbook', a 15th-century devotional manuscript written and illuminated in England, bearing the arms of the Fitzalan Earls of Arundel.

Identifier: Adv.MS.53.3.14
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) The Roman series of psalter collects. See ‘The Psalter Collects’. Each collect is preceded by the incipit of its psalm. Folios containing the collects for psalms 1-8, 68-83, 91-97, 104-110 and 146-150 are missing. (Folio 1.)(ii) Psalter of Saint Jerome. (Folio 16.)(iii) Litany. (Folio 24.)(iv) The verses `In iiij poyntis my will or I hens departe`, in a 16th-century hand. They are published from...
Dates: 15th century.

“Heures roϊalles contenant l'office divin et plusieurs Oraisons tres-devotes”, a prayerbook written in Belgium.

Identifier: MS.9154
Scope and Contents The prayerbook contains the Mass (folio 20), preparation for confession and communion (folio 71), the Penitential Psalms (folio 136), litanies of the saints (folio 309 verso) and of the Virgin (folio 320 verso), Vespers for Sundays (folio 215), and the 'Ordo benedicti habitum [sic: 'benedictionis habitus' is meant] Confraternitatis S. Joannis decollate' (folio 330), as well as other liturgical material and numerous prayers intended for private use. There is a list of contents on folios...
Dates: 1734.

Microfilm of ‘Neil MacBeath’s Psalter’, 15th century-16th century; and, Dean Brown’s prayer book, [circa 1498].

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.467
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: Manuscript in Gaelic, 15th century-16th century, titled ‘Neil MacBeath’s Psalter’, containing medical notes and Psalm 118, the ‘Divine Office’ (Adv.MS.72.1.4);

Dean Brown’s prayer book, [circa 1498], written and illuminated in the Netherlands (MS.10270).

Dates: 15th century-16th century.