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Translation

    February has 28 days and a 29
lunar month and in a leap year· 29 days and a 30 lunar month.
The fourth advances death·
The third ruins strength·
1 KALEND of FEBRUARY. Saint Brigid Virgin.  
2 Purification of saint MARY  
3   The taking up of the moon
4   Egyptian Day
5 NONE. Saint Agatha virgin and martyr· . The latest rising of the moon· lxx
6 Saints Vedastus and Amand bishops. The first rising of the moon. xl.
7    
8   Beginning·xl·
9   The beginning of Spring following Roman usage.
10 Saint Scholastica virgin  
11   Obit Adelaisa nun
12   Obit Gregory monk and brother of lady Christina·
13 IDE  
14 MARCH Saint Valentine martyr The end of the terminus· lxx·
15   PISCES
16 Saint Iuliana virgin  
17    
18    
19    
20    
21   The end·lxx
22 Office of Saint peter the apostle. Spring begins according to Isidore.
23    
24 Saint Matthew the apostle. The place of the bissextile.
25 Obit Gaufridus abbot of the holy church of Albans·  
26    Egyptian Day.
27    
28    

 

Transcription


    Februari[us] habet dies ·xxviii·[et] luna[am]
·xx·ix· [et] in bis[ext] vi· dies xx·ix· lun[am]·xxx·
Quarta subit mortem·
Prosternit tercia fortem·
1 K[A]LENDAE FEBR[UARII]. S[an]c[t]e Brigide Virginis·  
2 Purificatio s[an]c[ta]e MARIE·  
3   Assumptio lun[a]e
4   Dies egypt[iaca
5 NON[AE]. S[an]c[ta]e Agath[a]e virg[inis] [et] m[arty]r· Ultim[um] incens[um] lun[ae]· lxx.
6 S[an]c[torum] Vedasti [et] Amandi ep[iscoporum] prima inc[ensum] lun[ae]. xl
7    
8   Initium ·xl·
9   Veris init[ium] s[ecun]d[um] romanos·
10 S[an]c[ta]e Scolastic[a]e virg[inis]  
11   [Obiit] Adelaisa monialis
12   [Obiit] Gregori[us] mo[nachus] fr[ater] do[mina]e Cristine·
13 IDUS  
14 MARTII S[an]c[t]i Valentini m[arty]r Finit[ur] t[er]min[us]· lxx·
15   PISCES
16 S[an]c[ta]e Iuliane virginis·  
17    
18    
19    
20    
21   Finis·lxx
22 Cathedra S[an]c[t]i petri ap[ostol]i. Ver incip[it] s[e]c[un]d[um] Ysodoru[m].
23    
24 S[an]c[t]i Mathie ap[osto]l[i]. Bissexti loc[us].
25 [Obiit] Gaufridus abbas [a]eccl[es]i[a]e s[an]c[t]i Alban[i]·  
26    Dies egypt[iaca]·
27    
28    

Translation

    February has 28 days and a 29
lunar month and in a leap year· 29 days and a 30 lunar month.
The fourth advances death·
The third ruins strength·
1 KALEND of FEBRUARY. Saint Brigid Virgin.  
2 Purification of saint MARY  
3   The taking up of the moon
4   Egyptian Day
5 NONE. Saint Agatha virgin and martyr· . The latest rising of the moon· lxx
6 Saints Vedastus and Amand bishops. The first rising of the moon. xl.
7    
8   Beginning·xl·
9   The beginning of Spring following Roman usage.
10 Saint Scholastica virgin  
11   Obit Adelaisa nun
12   Obit Gregory monk and brother of lady Christina·
13 IDE  
14 MARCH Saint Valentine martyr The end of the terminus· lxx·
15   PISCES
16 Saint Iuliana virgin  
17    
18    
19    
20    
21   The end·lxx
22 Office of Saint peter the apostle. Spring begins according to Isidore.
23    
24 Saint Matthew the apostle. The place of the bissextile.
25 Obit Gaufridus abbot of the holy church of Albans·  
26    Egyptian Day.
27    
28    

 

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