M.487, 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/112316


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1465-1525

Language(s): Latin, English

Use: Sarum

Country of production: United Kingdom

City or region of production: Winchester?

Illumination contents: Betrayal of Christ, Christ before Herod, Crucifixion, Last Judgment, Office of the Dead, Souls borne to heaven, St. Erasmus with kneeling male owner portrait, God the Father blessing with orb, St. Anthony

Text contents: Alphabet, Pater Noster, Credo, Short Prayers, Benedictions for before and after meals, Calendar, List in English of special feast days, Hours of the Virgin, Suffrages, Psalms, Salve Regina, Prayers to the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Prayers for souls, O Bone Ihesu, Rubric in English, Prayer to St. Erasmus (patron saint of owner), Prayer to the Trinity, Prayers in which owner is named, Seven Last Words of Christ, Prayers with Instructions in English, Prayers with Indulgences, Prayers of the Passion, Prayer to St. Anthony, Psalms of the Passion

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Male owner portrait kneels in the margin of f. 214v before an image of the martyrdom of St. Erasmus.




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 19th-century English or Scottish blue morocco; blind-stamped and gilt.

Folio height (in centimeters): 20

Folio width (in centimeters): 16

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