The Ordinal and Customary of the Abbey of Saint Mary, York
St John's Cambridge, MS D.27

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 •  • Volume 1 of 3: [fols. 1-130r] •  9781870252812

First of 3 vols. The MS edited here was probably written in the abbacy of Thomas Pygot (1398-1405) and gives a very full impression of the liturgical and social life of a great Benedictine abbey. It had been transcribed some fifty years earlier by Dom Aidan Gasquet and Edmund Bishop in preparation for publication. When a cardinal, Gasquet gave his copy to Stanbrook, asking them to retranscribe it with a view to publication. This was done, rotographs of the original MS being consulted.

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