Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 186 (T.8.18)
Title: Horae
Images: [ MS Hunter 186 fol. 12v-13r ] [ MS Hunter 186 fol. 13 detail ] [ MS Hunter 186 fol. 13r ]
Date of Creation: Between 1499 and 1599
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Horae. Belgice. (Die Ghetijden Van Onser Lieuer Vrowen.)
Dutch Book of Hours:
Begins - after a Kalendar which occupies the first two quires - (3, 1 [f. 13] recto lines 1-4): Metten [rubric] | H [illuminated initial with red gestures] Ere doch | op mijn | lippen En
Ends (26, 3 [f. 198] recto lines 7, 8): lichten. Se moten rusten in vre | den. Amen.
Remarks: On i, 1 verso, top margin: 75.
On i, 2 recto, top margin, in an XVIII. Cent. hand: F.K.
On i, 2 recto, under the last, in pencil: Breviar | 1749.
On i, 2 verso in a XVI.-XVII. Cent. hand: Dit buck hoert toe Trijntjen pieters | dit buck hoort toe Trijntjen pieters | van delft | dit buck | hoort toe Trijntjen | pjeters | dochter van sinte | katerr˙nen | lieft rex uint alle duen (?) | conuent.
On 1, 1 recto in a late XVII. Cent. hand: Dit boeck hoort toe | Anna Roemers.
Immediately following the text are prayers, in a late XVI. Cent. hand, for the "Holy Christian Church" beginning (f. 198 recto lines 8, 9): Voer die hei= | lighe Kersten Kerke respons [rubric] | and ending (f. 199 recto line 18): bloode Amen.
[Formerly P.4.2; S.10.170].
One of 300 MSS of this text.
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 5 x 3 3/8, ff. 199, beautifully written in single cols. of 16 lines, 2 7/8 x 1 7/8, ruled and margined with ink, no signatures or foliation, catchwords, nearly all cropped, illuminated initials and red and blue capitals, rubrics, no marginalia, cropped, otherwise well preserved, fol. sec. KAL Februarius [rubric]. Cent. XVI.
Binding: Original, bevelled beech boards, covered brown calf, stamped panels, blind-tooled (lines), brass clasps and catches, one leather-hinged clasp intact, red edges, back repaired. Cent. XVI.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 132.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Flemish
Material Type: Hours
Notes: This manuscript has been exhibited on the following occasions: 'The Glory of the Page', Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Oct. 1987-Jan. 1988, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Feb.-Apr. 1988, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Jun.-Aug. 1988, Burrell Collection, Glasgow, Nov. 1988-Jan. 1989.
Bibliography: P. Stephanus Axters, De zalige Heinrich Seuse in nederlandse Handschriften in Ephrem M. Filthaut (Heinrich Seuse Studien zum 600 Todestag, Cologne, 1966), pp. 343-396 (MS 186 noted on p. 378); Heinrich Seuse, Getijden van de eeuwige w˙sheid, ed. Laurentius Surius, O. Cart., D. Henrici Susonis, viri sanctitate, eruditione et miraculis Opera... Keulen, 1555, p. 624-636 (fols 64 verso-90 recto); Nigel Thorp, The glory of the page (London, 1987), no. 126; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 132-133.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Catholic Apostolic Church
exhibition: Glory of the Page 1987-1989
Exhibition of medieval manuscripts from Glasgow University Library: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Oct. 1987-Jan. 1988, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Feb.-Apr. …
provenance: Trijntjen Pjeters fl.c.1600
provenance: Anna Roemers Visscher 1583-1651
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