John Burckard

(d. 1506)

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(d. 1506),

Papal Master of Ceremonies from 1483. His main work was a detailed set of rubrics for Low Mass, the Ordo servandus, published in 1502, which was the basis of the Ritus Celebrandi of 1570. It was the first attempt to lay down the ceremonial for this form of Mass.

Subjects: Christianity.

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