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Inscription from BL Royal 11 E XI, f. 1

Inscription from BL Royal 11 E XI, f. 1

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Summary

Inscription reading 'Me fieri et componi fecit P. O. 1516' Image taken from f. 1 of Motets. Written in Latin.

A collection of motets by a 'Magister Sampson', formerly believed to be bishop of Chichester 1536 and of Coventry and Lichfield 1543-1554, but now thought to be a composer from the Netherlands, and by Benedictus de Opitiis, preceded by a hymn in honour of Henry VIII, with musical notation. The choirbook was produced in 1516 by Petrus de Opitiis of Antwerp for King Henry VIII.

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1516
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British Library
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Exploremagister sampson benedictus de opitiis and others

Exploree xi

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