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The secular liturgical office in late medieval England

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This thesis challenges existing preconceptions about the textual uniformity of the late medieval English Office liturgy. The received narrative is that all breviaries of the same liturgical Use are in large part identical. This study demonstrates that all complete, surviving manuscript breviaries and antiphonals of each secular liturgical Use of medieval England (dating from s.xiii – s.xvi) do share a common textual ‘fingerprint’ particular to each Use. But this is in large part restricted...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Worcester College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:c634eb66-b4f2-4ab7-bc45-25561662a115
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ora:8905
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English
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