Missal

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Record ID: 
77046
Accession number: 
MS M.107
Title: 
Missal
Created: 
England, perhaps Cambridge, ca. 1320.
Binding: 
English 18th-century dark brown calf lettered: Missale Romanum; in lower panels of the back the Beaufort crown and arms added over the original stamps; in dark green morocco case lettered: The Tiptoft Sarum Missal. English Ms. on vellum, c. 1332.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), 1902.
Description: 
360 leaves (2 columns, 33 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 425 x 305 mm
Provenance: 
Probably made for John Fitz-Roger Clavering (1266-1332) and his wife Hawse Tiptoft (d. 1345); Henry Somerset, 2nd Duke of Beaufort (1684-1714); William Morris (purchased through Sotheby's, London, May 13, 1895); Richard Bennett (purchased from Morris's estate, 1897);Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 8; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
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Ms. missal, use of Sarum; written and illuminated in England, perhaps Cambridge, ca. 1320.
Decoration: 19 historiated initials, 615 decorated borders, some historiated; Clavering and Tiptoft arms: quarterly or and gules, with a band dexter sable, and argent, a saltire engrailed gules, in many borders; English Gothic style.
Artist: M.A. Michael attributes M.107 to the artists of the Barlow psalter (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Barlow 22) and the Croyland Apocalypse (Cambridge, Magdalene College, MS 5)--Cf. PML files.

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textura
Language: 
Latin
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