|Calendar from a Book of Hours, c.1470. From a private collection. Photographs © Dianne Tillotson.|
|This is not so hard once you get your head around the abbreviations. You could try a complete transcript o paper and check it against ours. If you want a real challenge you could try a few calendrical calculations using the Golden Numbers and Dominical Letters. Pretend it is 1472 and you want to know the date of Easter and the day of the week that Christmas falls on.|
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