The Monastic Breviary of Hyde Abbey, Winchester: Mss Rawlinson Liturg. E. 1*, and Gough Liturg. 8, in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, Volume II, Tempora  -     Edited By: J.B.L. Tolhurst
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The Monastic Breviary of Hyde Abbey, Winchester: Mss Rawlinson Liturg. E. 1*, and Gough Liturg. 8, in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, Volume II, Tempora

Edited By: J.B.L. Tolhurst
Henry Bradshaw Society / 2010 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 172
Vendor: Henry Bradshaw Society
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 5.51 X 8.50 X 0.39 (inches)
ISBN: 1870252837
ISBN-13: 9781870252836
Series: Henry Bradshaw Society

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Second of 6 volumes. The project to edit the Hyde Breviary was a considerable one that was to occupy the HBS for a decade. Hyde Abbey hadbeen founded alongside New Minster, Winchester un 965 by St Ethelwold c. 908-984], Bishop if Winchester, and a former Abbot of Abingdon, with Abingdon Monks. In 1110 the community moved from its cramped premises to Hyde Meadow, just outside the city walls. The breviary MSS edited were most probably written during thre abbacy of Symon de Kanings 1292-1304]. The Hyde Breviary is one of a small number of surviving MS witneses to the form of the English Benedictine breviary, supplemented by what Tolhurst thought was a single surviving volume of a 1528 printed breviary or portiforium of Abingdon. The Hyde relics were here cosen as the most typical and informative. The Rawlinson and Gough MSS were written by different scribes but on virtuallly indistinguishable vellum and with illuminations from the same hand. Here they are collated with survivg witnesses to the English Benedictine breviary of the period. The sixth volume of the set is 'Introduction to the English Monastic Breviaries', volume 80 in the series.

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