Photostats of Bologna, Biblioteca universitaria 2565, Sarum Missal

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  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Facs. d. 9-10
  • Dates of Creation
      Photostats of 13th century original
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Scope and Content

Photostats of Bologna, Biblioteca universitaria 2565, Sarum Missal, 13th century.

Administrative / Biographical History

St. Osmund, Norman nobleman and Bishop of Salisbury between 1078 and 1099, established the Sarum rite which regulated the Divine Office, Mass and Calendar. The Sarum rite came to be used throughout most of England, Wales and Ireland, and later Scotland, until the reign of Queen Mary.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Bequeathed to the Library by Dr Wickham Legg.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.