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MS. Lat. liturg. d. 42

Breviary of Chertsey Abbey, in Latin (fragments)
England; 14th century, first quarter, 1307 or later

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Sexagesima?
Bas-de-page miniature: Noah's ark.
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Septuagesima.
Bas-de-page miniature: The Creation of Eve.
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Ebd. I, Quadragesima?
Initial 'A': Temptation of Christ.
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Ebd. II. Quadragesima.
Initial 'P': Jacob receives Isaac's blessing.
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Ebd. III, Quadragesima.
Initial 'M': Joseph's brothers put him into the cistern.
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Ebd. IV, Quadragesima.
Initial 'S': Moses found by Pharaoh's daughter.
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Passion Sunday.
Initial 'U': Crowd about to stone Christ.
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Palm Sunday.
Initial 'D': Christ's entry into Jerusalem.
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Maunday Thursday.
Initial 'S': The Last Supper.
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Initial 'E': The risen Christ appears to apostles at table.
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Initial 'N': The Ascension
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Pentecost.
Initial 'U': The Holy Spirit descends on the Apostles.
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First Sunday after Trinity.
Initial 'H': Dives and Lazarus.
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Historia Sapientiae.
Initial 'P': Enthroned king crowns kneeling boy.
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Historia Tobiae.
Whole page with initial 'P': Tobias and the Angel.
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Historia Judith.
Initial 'G'[?]. Judith kills Holofernes.
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Historia Hester.
Haman is hanged; Esther pleads with Ashasuerus.
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Historia Maccabeorum.
Initial 'A': Mounted soldiers in full armour attack a city defended by a bowman.
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Historia Ezekielis.
Christ in majesty, surrounded by the four Evangelist symbols.
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Psalm 1.
Whole page with initial 'B'(eatus): Jesse Tree; a knight and grotesques in the border.
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As above.
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Psalm 26.
Initial 'D'(ominus). David points to his eyes.
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As above.
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Psalm 38.
Initial 'D'(ixi): David points to his mouth.
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Psalm 68.
Initial 'S'(alvum): Jonah thrown overboard and cast up by the whale, before Nineveh.
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Psalm 80.
Initial 'E'(xultate): David playing bells.
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Psalm 97.
Initial 'C'(antate): three clerics singing.
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Psalm 109.
Initial 'D'(ixit): the Trinity.
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Feast of the Purification. February 2.
Initial 'S': Christ presented in the Temple.
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Feast of St. Peter in Cathedra. February 22.
Initial 'P': St. Peter enthroned.
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Feast of St. Benedict. March 21.
Whole page with initial 'M': St. Benedict.
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Feast of the Annunciation. March 25.
Initial 'A': the Annunciation.
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Feast of the Invention of the Cross. May 3.
Initial 'C': St. Helena finds the True Cross.
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Feast of St. John the Baptist. June 24.
Initial 'P': the naming of St. John the Baptist.
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Feast of SS. Peter and Paul. June 29.
Most of page, with initial 'Q': the fall of Simon Magus.
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Feast of St. Mary Magdalen. July 22.
Initial 'F'(?): St. Mary Magdalene.
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Feast of St. Martin. November 11.
Initial 'S': St. Martin and the beggar.
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Feast of St. Edmund. November 20.
Initial 'P': St. Edmund the Martyr.
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Feast of St. Catherine of Alexandria. November 25.
Whole page with initial 'M': St. Catherine.
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Feast of St. Andrew. November 30.
Whole page with initial 'P': the martyrdom of St. Andrew.
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Feast of St. Nicholas. December 6.
Initial 'N': St. Nicholas, with boys saved from a brine tub.
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Feast of the Conception of the Virgin. December 8.
Whole page with initial 'C': Joachim and Anna at the Golden Gate.
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Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle. December 21.
The Incredulity of St. Thomas.
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Common of one Confessor.
Whole page with initial 'B': a pope kneels before God.
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Common of one Martyr.
Initial 'C': a male saint is beheaded.
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Common of one Virgin Martyr.
Initial 'A': a female saint, crowned and a holding palm and book.
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Initial 'Q': a seated layman reading.
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Initial 'P': a bishop instructing kneeling monks.
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Initial 'A': Christ preaching to a crowd seated on the ground.

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