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Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, Bancroft Library,  BANC MS UCB 028
Description: ff. ii + 252 + ii - Brown morocco, 19th century; spine bears label from previous binding, which reads "Psalterium et Preces, MS Sec. XIV"; gilt edges. - Signature, "E. R." (15th century); armorial bookplate of Francis Jack Needham, 2nd Earl of Kilmorey (1787-1880); gift of Phoebe A. Hearst to the Bancroft Library UC Berkeley (ca. 1890). Previous call number t2MS BX2033 A2 1300. - De Ricci, p. 5 n. 11.
Notes:-Armorial bookplate of Francis Jack Needham, front pastedown.
Acknowledgments: - Information for this description provided by C. W. Dutschke.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 10
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BANCMSUCB028_1
Language: Latin Country: Belgium Century: 14th

Part 1: ff. 1-252
Description: - Parchment - 113 x 76 mm - 15 long lines ruled in brown ink with top two and bottom two lines full across; single vertical bounding lines full length.
Country: BelgiumCardinal point:
Region: City: Ghent
Assigned Date: s. XIVinSearchable Date Range: 1300 - 1315
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 3; scribe 1, ff. 1-248; scribe 2, rubrics, antiphons; scribe 3, ff. 248v-252v.
Script: Gothic.
Figurative Decoration: 7 8-line historiated initials on burnished gold grounds with silver frames; marginal grotesques.
Other Decoration: 3-line initials in gold with gold bar extension the length of the text; 1-line initials in gold with pen flourishes of alternating pink and blue.
Notes: Decoration similar to the Psalter of Guy de Dampierre.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-248
Title: Psalter
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Biblical psalter converted to liturgical use; prayers added, s. XV, ff. 248v-252v. 
Status of text: Begins defectively at Psalm 21; quire 13 misbound.
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f. 9   Historiated initial, Mocking of Christ; grotesque.
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ff. 32v-33   Historiated initial, Christ before Caiaphas; text "Gloria patri ... Amen" used as line filler for last three lines, f. 32v.
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f. 55   Historiated initial, Flagellation of Christ; grotesques.
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f. 77   historiated initial, Road to Calvary; grotesques
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f. 104   Historiated initial, Crucifixion; grotesques.
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f. 129v   Historiated initial, Deposition from the Cross; grotesques.
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f. 157   Historiated initial, Entombment; grotesques; rubric added, s. XV.
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ff. 182v-183   Painted initials; rubric and antiphons added, s. XV.
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ff. 235v-236   Litany.
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ff. 248v-249   Added prayer, signed "E. R."
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