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Bod-Inc: M-078


Manuale Saresberiense (Salisbury).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page and woodcut of St George.]

a2r [Benedictiones.] ‘Benedictio salis et aque'. Manuale ad usum percelebris ecclesie Sarisburiensis, ed. A. Jefferies Collins, Henry Bradshaw Society, 91 ([London], 1960), 1-25.

e1r Ordo ad cathecuminum faciendum. Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 25-43.

f5v Ordo ad purificandum mulierem post partum. Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 43-4.

f6r Ordo ad facendum sponsalia. Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 44-59.

h1r Ordo ad seruitium peregrinorum faciendum. Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 60-3.

h5v [Benedictiones.] Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 63-74.

i3v Ordo famulos vel famulas dei includendi. Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 74-81.

i8v Benedictio agni paschalis ouorum et herbarum in die pasche. Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 81.

i8v Prefationes. Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 81-4.

k2v Canon Missae. Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 84-97.

l1r Ordo ad visitandum infirmum. Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 97-114.

m7r Commendatio animarum. Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 114-32.

n8v Vigilie mortuorum. Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 132-44.

q7r Missa pro defunctis. Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 144-62.

t2r [Missae diversae.] Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 162-6.

t5r ‘Isti sunt generales articuli maioris excommunicationis in lingua materna et dicantur hoc modo'. Incipit: ‘[G]od men et wymmen it is ordeyned . . .’

v6r Modus absolvendi. Incipit: ‘Et est sciendum quod generaliter in forma confessionis sacramentalis . . .’ See Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, p. xxii and 166 note 3: the Form of the Greater Cursing gave offence to Henry VIII and it was therefore excluded from editions published from 1543 onwards and suppressed from some copies of previous editions. The text can be found in Manuale et Processionale ad usum insignis ecclesiae Eboracensis, ed. W. G. Henderson, Surtees Society, 63 (Durham, 1875), p. xviii, 86*–96*.

v8r Benedictiones epyscoporum et suffraganeorum. The edition ends with the ‘Benedictio incensi'. Manuale, ed. Jefferies Collins, 166-73.

x3r ‘Tabula ad inueniendum contenta'.

x3v [Colophon.]


Imprint: Rouen: Pierre Olivier and Jean de Lorraine, for Jean Richard, [after 11 Apr.] 1501. 4°.

Remarks: The printers are Pierre Olivier and Jean de Lorraine (see BMC VIII p. lxxxiii), the latter not to be confused with Jean Le Bourgeois. The dating clause in the colophon reads ‘ . . . Anno dn̄i M.ccccc. primo | in paſcha . . .' Easter Day: 11 Apr. 1501: the year has sometimes been misinterpreted as 1500.


Collation: a–v8 x4.

Remarks: Leaf a3 signed aii, etc.

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: im00212740

Proctor: Not in Pr;

Others: Bohatta, Lit. Bibl., 740; Duff 288; not in Sheppard; STC 16139.

LCN: 13914015


Copy number: M-078(1)

Wanting leaves t6 –v5 containing the ‘Form of the Greater Cursing', and x4, probably blank.

Printed on parchment.

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century gold-tooled calf, with gold-tooled turn-ins, gilt-edged leaves, and marbled pastedowns.

Size: 255 × 185 × 45 mm.

Size of leaf: 245 × 170 mm.

On a1v the service of marriage is written in English in a sixteenth-century hand: ‘Well belovyd people in our savyours we are here a sembled to gether in the sygth off god . . . Per me dominum Henricum Sayer capellanum. . . . Anno domini Mo. Vo. lxo. xvio. and the last day off iuli'. A few ‘nota' marks and underlining in the same hand. On a paper pasted on the front pastedown, a form of the wedding service in Middle English, in Douce's hand.

Coloured woodcut of the Crucifixion on k2v. Capitals touched with yellow wash.

Provenance: Henry Sayer (sixteenth century)(?); note (see above). Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate and stamp on a1r. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 152.

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