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Miniature Of The Crucifixion, In The Liber Memorandorum Of Barnwell Priory

Miniature Of The Crucifixion, In The Liber Memorandorum Of Barnwell Priory

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1296

Shelfmark: Harley MS 3601

Item number: f.2r

Length: 28.5

Width: 19

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

The rubric of the prologue to the main text describes this book as 'The book of things to be remembered about the conventual church of Barnwell'. It is a collection of material relating to the history and organisation of the Augustinian priory of St. Giles, Barnwell, on the outskirts of Cambridge. In the midst of the text of a mass of the Holy Cross is a depiction the Crucifixion, the only miniature in the volume.

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