M.93, 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/77343


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1445 – 1495

Language(s): Latin, English

Use: Sarum

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Unknown

Illumination contents: Mass of St. Gregory, Christ holding open book, Trinity enthroned, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, St. Christopher, St. Anne teaching the Virgin Mary to read, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine, St. Margaret, St. Barbara, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Massacre of the Innocents, Flight into Egypt, Last Judgment, Office of the Dead, Soul borne to heaven by angels, Christ as Man of Sorrows with Arma Christi, St. Jerome

Text contents: Calendar, Prayers to Christ, Fifteen Os of St. Bridget, Suffrages, Hours of the Virgin, Salve regina “farced” with rhyming Latin quatrains, Prayer to the Virgin: “Salve virgo virginum stella matutina”, O Intemerata, Obsecro te, Seven Joys of the Virgin, Prayers to the Crocifix, Prayers to the Five Wounds of Christ, Prayers to the Virgin, Prayuers to St. John the Baptist, Prayer on the Last Seven Words of Christ, Six Prayers to Christ, Prayer at the Sacrament, Added beginning of the Magnificat in English, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Commendation of Souls, Psalms of the Passion, Psalter of St. Jerome

Hours intercalated?:






Binding original?: No

Binding description: 18th-century brown calf with the Bateman crest; lettered: Horae B.V.M. secundum usum Angliae – Ms. sec. XV.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18

Folio width (in centimeters): 13

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