Beauvais Missal – FragmentParchment · 1 leaf · 1270 – 1300 CE · Beauvais, France · 290 x 204 mm
Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, "Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts," Set 1
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…reges terre gloriam tuam…/…tuo secundum mistericordiam tuam. Ps. Be… (17th and 18th Sundays after Pentecost). Dismembered by Philip Duschnes in 1942; this leaf used as no. 15 in Set no. 1 of Otto F. Ege's "Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts" portfolios. Purchased from Bruce Ferrini by a private collector in Ohio in the 1980s. Acquired by Harvard University's Houghton Library from a private collection in Louisville, Ohio, at Christie's London on 9 December 2020, lot 9.