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The Portiforium of Saint Wulstan Volume 2: (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Ms. 391) Anselm Hughes

The Portiforium of Saint Wulstan Volume 2: (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Ms. 391)

Anselm Hughes

Published March 1st 2009
ISBN : 9781870252515
Paperback
142 pages
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Cambridge, Corpus Christi College 391, a Worcester manuscript of the second half of the 11th century, is the earliest surviving example of a primitive breviary, that is, a book for the Office containing calendar, psalter, canticles, litany, hymnal,MoreCambridge, Corpus Christi College 391, a Worcester manuscript of the second half of the 11th century, is the earliest surviving example of a primitive breviary, that is, a book for the Office containing calendar, psalter, canticles, litany, hymnal, collectar (full lists of incipits of antiphons and hymns) and private prayers- the manuscript quite possibly belonged to Wulstan II, bishop of Worcester 1062-95. Vol. II includes the private prayers (some of which are in Old English), and contains a brief introduction and full indices.