Mediaeval Manuscripts

Scope and Content

The Mediaeval Manuscripts number just nine but include Petrus Lombardus' Sententiæ from the Thirteenth Century; an illuminated Vitæ Sanctorum, or Saints lives; an early-fifteenth-century Sarum Missal decorated with penwork flourishing, and border ornaments; a fifteenth-century breviary (a service book containing hymns, offices and prayers sung by the Roman Catholic clergy at prescribed times) and a fifteenth-century horae, or book of hours, (popularly used in private devotions from the Thirteenth to the Sixteenth Century).

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please follow this link for further information about how to access items from this collection: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/special-collections/collections/collection_details.php?id=80 .

Acquisition Information

Incrementally curated and augmented by library staff.

Archivist's Note

This EAD description created 10/12/2018.

Conditions Governing Use

UK copyright law applies

Accruals

Further material is expected to be added to this collection