Fragment of a treatise on the Mass

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Two fragments of a medieval Dutch manuscript, subsequently used to re-inforce a binding, and containing part of a treatise on the Mass. The manuscript dates from the 14th century and is written in Flemish.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Given by J. Cross in 1962.

Other Finding Aids

See R. Watson, 'Descriptive list of fragments of medieval manuscripts in the University of London Library' (1976).

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The first fragment contains 14 ruled lines and is 3¼" x ¾"; the second is 12 lines long and is 2½" x ¾". They are both written in two columns on vellum, with red capitals.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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