Baptism Ceremony, including Kyrie (same as in frag. 172 in the same archive)
Condition of document:
Single leaf fragment in good condition. A horizontal fold in the middle of the fragment makes the reading difficult. Set of ruling pricks: size 8 mm. Irregular cut along the borders.
Size: 200 x 327 mm. Text area: one column of c. 140 x 257 mm. Text lines 31. On the recto there is one line with musical notation.
Type of script:
Type of notation:
Display script in red. One plain initial "M" on the recto. Small sized colour-stroked letters in red and black; one medium sized colour-stroked "D" with simple floreal decoration on the recto. Text and notation in black. Aquitanian neums on dry point line.
Inscriptions and marks:
Many later inscriptions on both sides, some are unreadeable because the ink is vanished. On the recto there is "206" in red ink, on the verso is written by pen in blue ink "Mostras 7 1560 - 1569".
P. Avelino de Jesus da Costa referes to this fragment as: "Caixa 315 - Confirmações e registos - 211 – Livro sétimo de Mostras – 1560 a 1569".
COSTA Avelino Jesus da, Pergaminhos Medievais: Inventário Ideográfico e Bibliográfico (9.vols), Braga, Seminário de Nossa Senhora da Conceição, 1944.
BRAGANÇA, Joaquim O., "Un rituel de baptême hors de série", Miscellània Litúrgica Catalana XI, Extret, Barcelona: Institut d'Estudis Catalans, 2001, pp. 203-209.