Script: copied in northern gothica textualis formata (textus rotundus) with English features. Decoration: rubrics in red (rare); red or blue paragraph marks. Red stroking of majuscules. Alternately red and blue versals; brown or grey cadels, often decorated with a grotesque human face; numerous 2-line dentelle initials; large foliate initials on ff. 7v, 52r, 63v, 74v; these are accompanied by three-margins left floral borders. Binding: early binding; undecorated brown leather over wooden boards.
Manuscript on parchment of a ferial psalter containing a calendar, a psalter with hymns and antiphons, canticles, a litany, and the Office of the Dead.
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven. Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library. Psalters.
Manuscripts, Medieval--England--15th century.
Music (Printed & Manuscript)
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Music Deposit 59
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Ferial Psalter. Music Deposit, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 275
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