M.255, The Morgan Library & Museum

Holding institution title: Book of Hours

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.themorgan.org/manuscript/77214

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1425-1475

Language(s): Latin

Use: Sarum

Country of production: United Kingdom

City or region of production: Winchester or Norwich

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Veiled woman in initial U, Woman looking toward arc of heaven in initial Q, Two men praying in initial D, Two men praying in initial C, Man praying in initial D, Crowned woman in initial S, Female saint in initial S, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial S, Christ holding orb in initial T, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Monk looking toward the arc of heaven in initial D, Man looking toward the arc of heaven in initial D, Group of men praying in initial B, Man praying in initial L, Woman in initial M, Man praying in initial O, Man in initial B, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial C, Dove of the Holy Spirit in initial D, Trinity in initial O, Tau cross in initial D, St. John the Baptist in initial P, St. John the Evangelist in initial E, Archangel Michael in initial D, St. Thomas Becket in initial D, St. Peter in initial D, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial C, St. Nicholas in initial D, St. Lawrence in initial D, St. Stephen in initial D, St. Andrew in initial M, St. Anne teaching the Virgin Mary to Read in initial D, St. Catherine in initial D, St. Barbara in initial O, Monstrance displaying host in initial P, Three saints in initial O, St. George in initial D, Two men in initial D, Christ holding orb in initial D, Betrayal of Christ, Dove of the Holy Spirit in initial U, Man with hands raised to the arc of heaven in initial D, Tonsured cleric in initial L, Man in initial C, Christ before Pilate, Man in initial A, Man in initial L, Veiled woman in initial L, Man praying in initial A, Christ carrying the Cross, Man with hands raised to the arc of heaven in initial A, Man praying in initial N, Two men in initial Q, Cleric in initial E, Crucifixion, Man praying toward the arc of heaven in initial N, Man in initial B, Male saint in initial E, Descent from the Cross, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial B, Virgin Mary Crowned in initial A, God the Father in initial M, Cleric in initial U, Veiled woman in initial S, Two men praying toward the arc of heaven in initial D, Woman in initial S, Veiled woman praying in initial N, Nude man in initial G, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial S, Two men facing the arc of heaven in initial O, Last Judgment, Man praying in initial B, Man orant in initial D, Man praying in initial M, Man rising from grave in initial D, Reclined man in initial D, Reclined man in initial D, Man praying in initial M, Nude man in initial E, Man in initial E, Man in initial D, Trinity in initial O, Dove of the Holy Spirit in initial D, Man praying in initial P, Office of the Dead, Man praying initial C, Nude man in initial L, Veiled woman in initial D, Man praying in initial D, Veiled woman in initial D, Veiled woman in initial D, Nude woman in initial D, Nude man praying in initial F, Man praying in initial U, Man facing the arc of heaven in initial D, Man praying in initial P, Woman in initial T, Cleric in initial M, Cleric in initial D, Man in initial A, Nude man in initial D, Monk praying in initial Q, Nude man in initial H, Man praying toward the arc of heaven in initial Q, 
Cleric in initial E, Nude man in initial B, Nude man in initial Q, Nude man in initial S, Man rising from grave in initial P, Man in initial Q, Man praying in initial T, Two men in initial D, Nude woman in initial E, Nude man in initial L, Man in initial B, Man in initial E, Cleric in initial O, Man praying in initial D, Nude man in initial A, Soul borne to heaven, Man in initial R, Cleric praying in initial L, Cleric in initial M, Man praying in initial B, Man praying in initial D, Man in initial C, Man praying in initial P, Personification of soul in initial D, Nude woman in initial T, Flagellation of Christ, Veiled woman in initial D, Man in initial D, Nude man in initial A, Man pointing to his eye in initial D, Nude man in initial A, Nude man praying in initial A, Personification of a soul in initial E, Crucifixion, St. Sebastian in initial O, Man in initial O, Tau cross in initial Q

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Commendation of Souls, Psalter of the Passion, Invocation to St. Sebastian, Prayer against the Plague through Intercession of St. Sebastian

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Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Yes

Binding description: Original English sheepskin over wooden boards; in maroon morocco case lettered: The Gage Hours – Temp. Richard II.

Folio height (in centimeters): 14

Folio width (in centimeters): 10

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