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The Sherborne Missal - Pages 13 and 14

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Feria Quinta and the Feast of Corpus Christi, Pages 268 and 279

The right-hand page, containing the text for the feast of Corpus Christi, has a full border and an architectural niche containing the figure of Abbot Bruyning, the missal's patron. The initial shows the Eucharist being celebrated, watched over by the Trinity. The architectural details might represent Sherborne Abbey itself. The left-hand page, for Feria Quinta, has an initial containing an angel blowing a trumpet, and holding a key. This decoration continues the theme of the gifts of the Holy Spirit.


 
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