Click here to skip to content

The Feastday Of The Dedication Of Buckland Abbey, In A Computistical Calendar

The Feastday Of The Dedication Of Buckland Abbey, In A Computistical Calendar

Medium: Ink, pigments and gold on vellum

Date: 1355

Shelfmark: Harley MS 2931

Item number: f.7r

Length: 15.8

Width: 10.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

On 20 April in this calendar is the Dedication of the Cistercian abbey church of he Virgin Mary, Buckland ('Boclond'), Devon. On 29 April (2nd line from the bottom) is the feastday of Robert, abbot of Molesmes, who was specially venerated by the Cistercians, and is therefore written as a 'red letter day'. The columns of numbers and letters to the left were used for calculating the dates of moveable feasts.

Search within this collection

Elsewhere on our websites

Newsletter

Latest events - register free online

Mobile app

For iPhone, iPad and Android

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Email link to a friend

Write a brief note to accompany the email

Your friend's email address: