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Illuminated Initial And Border, In The Prayerbook Of John Northewode f.89v

Illuminated Initial And Border, In The Prayerbook Of John Northewode f.89v

Medium: Ink, pigments and gold on vellum

Date: 1400

Shelfmark: Additional MS 37787

Item number: f.89v

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

This manuscript contains of a variety of devotional texts; mostly Latin prayers and English hymns. It was probably compiled for (and by?) John Northewode, a monk of the Cistercian abbey of Bordesley, near Redditch in Worcestershire. The prayer on this page is preceded by a rubric stating that on the day that anyone says the prayer the devil will not hurt them and various other kinds of misfortune will not befall them.

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