Digital Scriptorium
Burlington, University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections,  MS 8
Description: - Rebound by Gerlach, 1973 (f. (i)v). - From the library of Lucius E. Chittenden. -
Acknowledgments: - Thanks to Joy Partridge for her assistance in digital cataloguing of the Burlington manuscripts.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: Flemish Country: Belgium? Century: 16th

Part 1: ff. 1r-141v
Description: - parchment - 152 X 97mm - 21 long lines, ruled with hard point or erased lead.
Country: Belgium?Cardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVI3/4Searchable Date Range: 1540 - 1575
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;
Script: cursiva formata (bastarda)
Figurative Decoration: Small scenes representing the activities and astrological sign for the corresponding season on versos of ff. 1-12 of the calendar section; Full page illumination of the Trinity, f. 14v.; Jesus rising from tomb, f. 20r. ; Jesus carrying the cross, f. 27r.
Other Decoration: Table with dates of easter from 1561-1579 on f. 13r; Dentelle initials of varios sizes with pink and turquoise backgrounds throughout ff. 1-108, following which there are blank spaces for initials and plain red initials. Verso of original flyleaf contains a crude cross and the date MCCCXXVII, both painted in red.
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-141v
Title: Flemish Book of Hours
Language(s): Flemish