Liturgical offices bound with Psalterium cum hymnis secundum usum et consuetudinum Sarum et Eboracensis (Paris: Franz Birckman, 1516).
Paper. 210 x 140mm. 82 fols. Binding: 19th century blind-tooled; gilt spine label reads 'Psalterium 1516'; leaf from 13th century MS (Aristotle, Sophistici elenci etc.), used as pastedown in original binding, preserved among endpapers. Initials in red, rubrics.
Here follows the printed text Psalterium cum hymnis secundum usum et consuetudinum Sarum et Eboracensis (Paris: Franz Birckman, 1516). This wants fol. 39 of the hymnal. The text contains some annotations in the same hand as fol. 84r-v.
82v-83v blank. Then follows in a 16th century Secretary hand:
c.1516, i.e. contemporary with the printed book. Unidentified watermark on leaf before 13th century MS fragment.
'Thys bowke belonggs unto Dame elizabeth Trotter prophessyd noyne in the abbay of Ikelyngton in the dyocess of Ely' is written in red ink at the top of the leaf of 13th century MS preserved at the end, in the same hand as that of fols. 1-82. At Ickleton was a Benedictine priory of nuns, granted at the dissolution to the bishopric of Ely. The deaths of Robertus and Benedectus Trotter are recorded in the calendar to the printed Psalter in September and October, in the same hand as that of fol. 84r-v.
Given by Thomas Baker (1656-1740). Donation label inside front cover and 'Tho. Baker Coll: Jo: Socius ejectus' on title page to Psalter. Transcription of the Elizabeth Trotter inscription in his hand on flyleaf facing MS leaf.
1710 College bookplate on flyleaf.
Former classmark T.8.4 on flyleaf.