Artwork : ArchiveNo00148

Prayer Book 1545






Contributor Name Mary Rose
Contributor Image Andy_Elkerton.jpg

Location Portsea
Collection Date 06.06.08 12.06pm
Artefact Name Prayer Book
Artefact Description Leather bound with silk ties.
When closed it is 10.5 x 7.5 x 2.5cm.
Decorative cover – Vulgate Psalm 101 – ‘Hear, oh lord, my prayer: and let my cry come to thee’ is written in Latin.
Charcoal in colour.
Artefact Date 1545
Artefact Stored Mary Rose Store
Artefact Form

Artefact Image jacket_book.jpg
Sample Taken Paper and bind from inside book
Sample Image

History of Artefact It would have contained a series of psalms.
It came from the Orlop deck. A devout, religious and wealthy person would have owned the object and he would have died when the ship sank.

‘There were no women on board the Mary Rose. There were several youths found on board – the youngest was eleven.’ Andy Elkerton
Historian Andy Elkerton
Previous Owners A rich and religious man!
Special Memories

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