P-VV (Vila Viçosa) Biblioteca do Palácio Real A.M. D-006

Siglum: 
P-VV A.M. D-006
Shelfmark: 
A.M. D-006
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Date: 
1621
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Contents: 
Proprium de Sanctis (June 24th to Christmas); Commune Sanctorum. Fol 1v Asperges; fol. 2v Eve of John the Baptist; 10r Eve of Peter and Paul; 25v Anne, Mother of Mary; 31v Finding of Stephen's relics (First Martyr); 36r Transfiguration of Jesus; 42v Laurence, Martyr; 47v Assumption of Mary; 55v Holy Cross Day (Exaltation of the Cross); 72r All Saints' Day; 87r The Expectation of Mary. Fols. 90-164 Commune Sanctorum; fol. 164v Dedicatio; fols. 169v-181v Missae Beatae Mariae Virginis; fol. 181v Missa de Passione Domini; fol. 187v Missa de Angelo Custode. On the guard-leaf, later hand wrote the mass for Saint Ignatius of Loyola (introitus and communio)
Foliation: 
Original foliation in red ink Arabic numerals. 3 guard-leafs + 194 fols + 4 guard-leafs.
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 red and black. The initials for some important feasts have special decoration, with blue and golden ink.
Inscriptions: 

Fol. 1r: «Liber 2 [secundus] Missarum de Sãctis / a vig[ilia] S. Joãnis Bapt[ista] / usque ad vig[ilia] Natiuitat[is] / Domi]ni exclusiue iuxta Missale / Romanu[m] auctoritate / Clementis 8 / recognitu[m]. / Anno D[omi]ni 1621.»

References: 

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