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Source 1953 - The Fitzwilliam Museum - A Handlist of the Additional Manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam Museum (Part III) - Francis Wormald and Phyllis M. Giles (Collection Catalog)
Cat./Lot # 174. (MS. 38-1950)
Manuscript Details
Titles The Bohun Psalter, with Sarum Calendar, litany and prayers
Manuscript Dates c. 1370 (1360 to 1381)
Languages Latin (recorded as Latin)
Materials Parchment (Vellum)
Manuscript Uses Sarum
Folios 243 Lines Columns
Height 170 Width 120 Alt Size
Binding Olvie morocco binding, 17th cent., gilt-tooled.
Other Info

Formerly known as that of John of Gaunt. ff. 243 + vi. Miniatures, borders, historiated and decorative initials, shield-of-arms, grotesques. Exhibited at the Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1908, no. 72, at the Victoria and Albert Musuem in the Exhibition of English Mediaeval Art, 1930, no. 435, and at the Royal Academy in the Exhibition of British Art, 1934, no. 12.

Provenance Information
(No Date) Humphrey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford, 1341-1373 (as Humprey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford, deid 1373)
Probably executed for Humphrey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford, died 1373.
(No Date) Henry VI, King of England, 1421-1471 (as Henry VI)
Later owned by Henry VI or his queen, Margaret of Anjou
(No Date) Stafford, John, Archbishop of Canterbury (as John Stafford (d. 1452), Archbishop of Canterbury)
(No Date) Burneby family
15th-cent. obits inserted in calendar for members of the Burneby family
(No Date) family of Walton
16th-cent. obits for the family of Walton (of Longford, Notts?)
(No Date) Stafford-Jerningham, Henry Valentine, 9th Baron Stafford, 1802-1884 (as Henry Valentine Stafford-Jerningham, 9th Baron Stafford)
acquired it by purchase
1907 (End) Emma, Lady Stafford (as Emma Lady Stafford)
Given to her by her husband. Sold to Henry Yates Thompson on 31 Dec. 1907.
1907 (Start) 1920 (End) Thompson, Henry Yates, 1838-1928 (as Henry Yates Thompson)
no. 99 in his collection, lot 40 in his sale at Sotheby's, 23 March 1920.
1935 (End) Riches, T. H. (as T. H. Riches)
(No Date) The Fitzwilliam Museum
Bequeathed to the Museum by T. H. Riches in 1935.
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