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Liturgical parchment. Psalms to be sung on the feast days of St Edmund the Martyr and St Cecilia.

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Title

Liturgical parchment. Psalms to be sung on the feast days of St Edmund the Martyr and St Cecilia.

Description

St. Edmund K. and M.
St. Cecilia V. and M.

A parchment leaf folded in half and used as a cover. Veneration of St Edmund suggests England as likely origin of work, 14th century, (Alison Ray, PhD candidate University College London).

Used as the cover of Vita Henrici Chichele Archiepiscopi Cantuariensis [1414-1443], sub regibus Henric: V. et VI descripta ab Arthuro Duck, 1617.

Marsh's Library stamp and call number.

Formerly numbered 46.

These items were taken from bindings during the tenure of Newport B. White (Librarian 1931-57) and kept as a collection in a wooden box in the Y room.

Type

Fragment

Identifier

Fragment 178

Suggested Citation

“Liturgical parchment. Psalms to be sung on the feast days of St Edmund the Martyr and St Cecilia. ,” Marsh's Library Labs, accessed December 16, 2017, http://www.marshlibrary.ie/digi/items/show/178.

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