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Medieval Torture: A Brief History And Common Methods, Makena Bennett Jan 2012

Medieval Torture: A Brief History And Common Methods, Makena Bennett

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This essay examines the common devices and practices of torture employed during the medieval inquisition.


Antiphonal [Hu 17] Dec 1549

Antiphonal [Hu 17]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: Italy
  • Date: 1550
  • Citation: Bond, W. H. Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, no. 8
  • Provenance: McVitty


Antiphonal [Manuscript Leaf, Hu 1] Dec 1484

Antiphonal [Manuscript Leaf, Hu 1]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: Flanders (Belgium)
  • Date: 1485
  • Citations: Bond, W. H. Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, no. 7.
  • Provenance: McVitty (Ege)
  • Other: Includes neumes, red and blue lettering and decoarations, historiated initial, and border images.


Processional [Hu 9] Dec 1474

Processional [Hu 9]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: Germany
  • Date: ca. 1475
  • Citations: unknown
  • Provenance: unknown


Antiphonal [Hu Codex 4] Dec 1449

Antiphonal [Hu Codex 4]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: Italy
  • Date: ca. 1450
  • Citations: Bond, W. H. Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, no. 4.
  • Provenance: McVitty


Antiphonal [Hu 2] Dec 1439

Antiphonal [Hu 2]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: Italy
  • Date: ca. 1440
  • Dimensions: ca. 560 x 410 mm
  • Citations: none
  • Provenance: Otto Ege; S. Herbert McVitty
  • Other: neumes, red and blue lettering and decoration


Breviary [Hu Codex 3] Dec 1399

Breviary [Hu Codex 3]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: Italy
  • Date: 15th century
  • Citations: Bond, W. H. Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, no.1
  • Provenance: McVitty


Breviary [Manuscript Leaf, Hu 3] Dec 1349

Breviary [Manuscript Leaf, Hu 3]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: France
  • Date: ca. 1350
  • Citations: Bond, W. H. Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, no. 9
  • Provenance: McVitty (Ege)
  • Other: red and blue lettering and decorations, illumination. Note written at top of side 1: "Following the octave of Easter" [translation].

A breviary is a book containing the hymns, offices, and prayers for the canonical hours, to be recited daily by clerics in religious orders.


Missal (Hu 6) Dec 1319

Missal (Hu 6)

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: Germany.
  • Date: ca. 1320.
  • Dimensions: 450 x 310 mm.
  • Citations: Bond & Faye, no. 12.
  • Provenance: Otto Ege, S. Herbert McVitty.


Bible. Old Testament. 1 Chronicles 28:21-2 Chronicles 1:3 [Manuscript Leaf Hu15a] Jan 1300

Bible. Old Testament. 1 Chronicles 28:21-2 Chronicles 1:3 [Manuscript Leaf Hu15a]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: N. France (or Flemish)
  • Date: ca. 1300
  • Citations: none
  • Provenance: unknown
  • Other: historiated initials, decorative borders


Bible. Old Testament. Joshua, 17-18 [Manuscript Leaf Hu 16] Dec 1299

Bible. Old Testament. Joshua, 17-18 [Manuscript Leaf Hu 16]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: France
  • Date: ca. 1300
  • Citations: none
  • Provenance: Virginia Webb, Class of 1933.
  • Other: red and blue decorations


Bible. Old Testament. Psalm 106:9-112:4 [Manuscript Leaf Hu15b] Dec 1299

Bible. Old Testament. Psalm 106:9-112:4 [Manuscript Leaf Hu15b]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: N. France
  • Date: ca. 1300
  • Citations: none
  • Provenance: unknown
  • Other: Historiated initals, decorative borders


Missal [Manuscript Leaf, Hu 5b] Dec 1284

Missal [Manuscript Leaf, Hu 5b]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: Beauvais, France
  • Date: 1285
  • Citations: Bond, W. H. Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, no. 11
  • Provenance: McVitty (Ege)
  • Other: red and blue lettering and decoration, illumination, neumes, historiated initial


Psalter [Manuscript Leaf Hu 13] Dec 1284

Psalter [Manuscript Leaf Hu 13]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: France
  • Date: ca. 1285
  • Citations: none
  • Provenance: Virginia Webb, Hollins Class of 1933
  • Other: Red and blue decorations and lettering, Illumination


Missal [Manuscript Leaf, Hu 5a] Dec 1284

Missal [Manuscript Leaf, Hu 5a]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: Beauvais, France
  • Date: 1285
  • Citations: Bond, W. H. Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, no. 11.
  • Provenance: McVitty (Ege)
  • Other: red and blue lettering and decoration, illumination, neumes


Breviary [Hu 7] Jan 1225

Breviary [Hu 7]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: Germany
  • Date: ca. 1225
  • Citations: Bond, W. H. Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, no. 13.
  • Provenance: McVitty


Missal [Manuscript Leaf, Hu 4] Dec 1149

Missal [Manuscript Leaf, Hu 4]

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Country of origin: Germany
  • Date: ca. 1150
  • Citations: Bond, W. H. Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, no. 10
  • Provenance: McVitty (Ege)
  • Other: Includes neumes [music notation]

A missal is a book containing all that is said or sung at mass during the entire year.

To learn more about this item, please contact Beth S. Harris, Special Collections Librarian & Archivist at bharris@hollins.edu.