P-VV (Vila Viçosa) Biblioteca do Palácio Real A.M. D-008

Siglum: 
P-VV A.M. D-008
Shelfmark: 
A.M. D-008
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Date: 
1622
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Contents: 
Proprium de Tempore from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday; fol. 1v Ash Wednesday; fol. 16r 1st Sunday of Lent; fol. 30v Ember Day, Lent (Friday and Saturday); fol. 105r 5th Sunday of Lent (Passion Sunday); fol. 124v Palm Sunday; fol. 144r Holy Thursday (Maundy Thursday); fol. 148r Good Friday; 165v Holy Saturday.
Foliation: 
Original foliation in red ink Arabic numerals. 177 fols.
Page layout: 
Most of the folios have 6 staves.
Condition of document: 
Very good.
Bindings: 
Leather over boards; reinforced corners and center with decorated golden iron.
Decoration: 
Initials in blue, red and black, with filigree designs on same or alternate colours. Some initials have special decoration: fol. 1v, E[xaudi]; fol. 6r, M[isereris]; fol. 125r, H[osanna]; fol. 128v, D[omine]; 144v, N[os].
Inscriptions: 

Fol. 1r: «Liber Missarum a f[eria] 4 Cinerum / usque ad Saba[t]um Sãctu[m] in/clusiue, iuxta Missale / Romanu[m] auctoritate Clementis 8 / recognitu[m]. / Anno D[omi]ni 1622.

Remarks: 

On the first guard leaf, a later hand wrote the «Missa Septem Dolorum B. Virginis Mariae» (Introitus; Gradual; Offertorium; Communio and Sequentia, the latter in white mensural notation).

References: 

ALEGRIA, José Augusto, Biblioteca do Palácio Real de Vila Viçosa (Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 1989).