Survey of the manor of Wetton, Staffordshire

Dimensions: 85 leaves; 29 cm x 30 cm.
Call no: Ms. Codex 003007
Purchase on the Benz Fund.

Description

Copy, ca. 1600, of a medieval survey of the manor of Wetton, Staffordshire, England. Written on eleven leaves in a blank book created in 1550 for John Crynes. The volume is bound in roll-tooled calf over boards with two clasps. The back pastedown contains five five-line staves withthe bass portion of a pre-Reformation, ca. 1530, hymn of the Sarum rite, "Salvator mundi domine," for Trinity Sunday. The front pastedown is ruled for music but is blank. Later owners of the manuscript are noted.

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