Prayer roll

Record ID: 
76975
Accession number: 
MS G.39
Title: 
Prayer roll
Created: 
Yorkshire, England, ca. 1500.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
1 roll, boxed : vellum, ill. ; 5864 x 185 mm
Provenance: 
J. Penn-Bowen, Colchester; purchased in Mar. 1956 from Maggs Brothers Ltd., London for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in England, at Coverham Abbey, Yorkshire, ca. 1500.
Continuous roll, 9 membranes sewn together with chevron stitching, 1 text column.
Scribe: Canon Percival; text reads: Chanon in Couerham / My name it was Percevall.
Decoration: 18 drawings in vermillion and black, 1 historiated initial, patterned bands.
Artist: perhaps Canon Percival.

Script: 
textura.
Language: 
Latin and English
Century: 
Classification: