Trinity Sunday (Leaf from the Buckland Missal, England, 1360-1380)
May 5, 2009
Single leaf from the Buckland Missal:
Inhabited initial B, Feast of the Trinity
Script: Gothic bookhand
Parchment with ink, paint, and gold
This initial begins the Introit for the Feast of the Trinity, “Benedicta sit sancta trinitas …” (Blessed be the Holy Trinity).
This manuscript can be dated to ca. 1360-80.
Free Library of Philadelphia Lewis E M 66:1B