The Broughton Missal, an extremely rare medieval manuscript containing the text and music needed for church services, has been purchased for Lambeth Palace Library.
The Broughton Missal is an extremely rare medieval manuscript containing the text and music needed for church services. It was used at All Hallows Church in Broughton for at least 150 years in the 15th and 16th centuries. It is a rare surviving York Use missal with only 12 examples known to survive anywhere in the world. This beautifully illuminated early 15th century manuscript will now be available for study and appreciation by the public and historians at Lambeth Palace Library.