Prayers and Devotional Exercises

Scope and Content

A series of Roman Catholic meditations and devotional exercises on the life and death of Christ and the life and assumption of the Virgin, 94 folios: (fo. 1) short exhortation; (fo. 2) meditations on the life and death of Christ, the Annunciation to the Coronation of the Virgin; (fo. 56) meditations on the life of the Virgin, the Conception to the Coronation; (fo. 79) further meditations on the life of Christ; (fo. 87) Rosary. Most of the versos are blank.

Inside the front cover is a defaced bookplate. Although the writing is not clear, the bookplate is similar to that in MS.Add.4365, in which the writing that can be distinguished reads '... Henry ... Esqre Executor.'

Administrative / Biographical History


Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1905.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.

Custodial History

The volume possibly belonged to the [14th] Duke of Norfolk.