Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Checklist of medieval manuscripts acquired since 1916:
MSS. Lat. liturg.



(For MSS. Lat. liturg. acquired before 1916 see the Summary Catalogue.)




Shelfmark: MS. Lat. liturg. a. 8

Author:

 

Title:

Guardbook, miscellaneous fragments mostly recovered from bindings of printed books

Language:

 

Origin:

England, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal

Date:

12th - 17th centuries

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

Neil R. Ker, Fragments of Medieval Manuscripts used as Pastedowns in Oxford Bindings with a Survey of Oxford Binding c. 1515-1620 (Oxford Bibliographical Society, n.s. 5, 1951-52), Oxford, 1954, no. 1135 (fols. 21-26)

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), VI, 332 (fol. 5), V, 254 (fol. 6), V, 154 (fols. 89), V, 233 (fol. 10), V, 214 (fols. 11-14), V, 219 (fol. 15), VI, 68 (fol. 16), VI, 210 (fols. 21-26), VI, 226 (fols. 27-28), V, 82 (fol. 29), VI, 101 (fol. 30), VI, 100 (fols. 31-35), V, 204 (fols. 36-40), V, 220 (fol. 41), VI, 192 (fol. 42), VI, 161 (fols. 43-44), V, 256 (fols. 45-53)

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 1102 (fols. 11-14, Sarum Missal fragments, 15th cent., third quarter); no. 717, pl. LXXII (fols. 36-40, Sarum Missal fragments, late 14th cent.); no. 840 (fol. 41, Missal fragment, early 15th cent.)


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MS. Lat. liturg. a. 8, fols. 67-68

 

 

 

 

Author:

Amalarius of Metz, or Ps.-Alcuin

Title:

Two fragments of a biolium

Language:

Latin

Origin:

France/Germany (?)

Date:

11th cent. or earlier

Provenance:

Removed in 1975 from the binding of Auct. Y.4.6

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. a. 9

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Guardbook, miscellaneous fragments of Sarum liturgical books

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

15th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

Neil R. Ker, Fragments of Medieval Manuscripts used as Pastedowns in Oxford Bindings with a Survey of Oxford Binding c. 1515-1620 (Oxford Bibliographical Society, n.s. 5, 1951-52), Oxford, 1954, nos. 1144 (fol. 2), 1161 (fol. 5, 6)

A. Hughes, Medieval Polyphony in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1951, 31 (fols. 5, 6)

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), VI, 70 (fol. 1), VI, 73 (fol. 73), VI, 214 (fol. 3)


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MS. Lat. liturg. a. 12

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Guardbook, fragments of choirbooks

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Spain, France

Date:

15th - 18th centuries

Provenance:

Probably from the Evans Wentz bequest; found in the Library, c. 1970

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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Summary catalogue of post-medieval western manuscripts, no. 47838


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MS. Lat. liturg. b. 7

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Guardbook; miscellaneous liturgical fragments

Language:

Latin, French

Origin:

England, France, Germany, Holland, Italy

Date:

11th - 16th centuries

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

Neil R. Ker, Fragments of Medieval Manuscripts used as Pastedowns in Oxford Bindings with a Survey of Oxford Binding c. 1515-1620 (Oxford Bibliographical Society, n.s. 5, 1951-52), Oxford, 1954, no. 1236 (fols. 36-37)

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), V, 109 (fol. 1), V, 37 (fol. 2), V, 94 (fol. 3), V, 257 (fol. 4), V, 12 (fol. 5), V, 41 (fol. 6), VI, 49 (fol. 10), VI, 64 (fols. 13, 15), VI, 237 (fols. 17-20, 71-72), VI, 83 (fol. 19), VI, 86 (fols. 21-24), VI, 63 (fol. 27), V, 64 (fol. 30), VI, 195 (fol. 31), VI, 190 (fol. 39), V, 133 (fols. 41-42), VI, 239 (fol. 42), V, 235 (fol. 48), VI, 276 (fols. 53-58), VI, 310 (fol. 59), V, 9 (fols. 61-62), V, 16 (fols. 63-64), VI, 316 (fols. 65-68), VI, 244 (fols. 69-70), V, 46 (fol. 73), Vi, 201 (fol. 75), VI, 344 (fols. 76-78), VI, 129 (fols. 79-81), VI, 69 (fol. 82), V, 107 (fols. 83-87), V, 226 (fol. 88), V, 101 (fol. 89), VI, 211 (fol. 90), VI, 95 (fols. 92-93), VI, 317 (fol. 94), VI, 33 (fols. 95-98), V, 71 (fols. 99-100), V, 66 (fol. 101), V, 245 (fol. 102), VI, 370 (fols. 103-104), V, 13 (fols. 106-107), V, 136 (fols. 110-111), VI, 178 (fols. 112-114), VI, 179 (fols. 115-116), V, 252 (fols. 117-118), V, 234 (fols. 119-120), V, 173 (fol. 121), V, 152 (fol. 124), VI, 173 (fols. 125-126)


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MS. Lat. liturg. b. 9

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Missal, Use of Utrecht

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Netherlands, Utrecht

Date:

Mid-15th cent.

Provenance:

19th-cent. armorial bookplate with 'Excelsior' (cf. Yale, Marston MS. 90); 'E libris J[acobi] Koning 1828 p. 102 no. 3', but not in the catalogue of his sale, Amsterdam, 1833; Sparrow Simpson sale, Hodgson's, 18 May 1897, lot 269, with cutting; acquired by the Bodleian in 1927

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), I, 147

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 220


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MS. Lat. liturg. b. 14

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Noted choir Breviary, Use of Sarum ('The Denchworth Breviary')

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

Late 14th cent., after 1383

Provenance:

Given to Denchworth church by John Hyde c. 1447: the dedication of Denchworth church (14 Apr.) and obits of the Hyde family 1156-1557 are in the Calendar; bequeathed to the Bodleian by Rev. H. B. Hyde, 1932

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

H. B. Hyde, Notes & Queries, 7th ser., 5, 1888, 2

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), II, 230, VI, 340

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 719


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MS. Lat. liturg. b. 16

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Guardbook; miscellaneous fragments acquired before 1976

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy, England Florence

Date:

12th - 16th centuries

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. b. 17

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Guardbook; miscellaneous fragments acquired 1976 onwards

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy, England, Germany

Date:

12th - 17th centuries

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. b. 18

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Leaf of a Breviary

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Germany / Rhineland (?)

Date:

15th cent.(?)

Provenance:

Bought from 'a very dusty junk shop'; given to the Bodleian by Miss Phyllis Lindsay White, 1981

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. b. 19

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

W. D. Macray's collection of liturgical fragments, including polyphonic music

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England, France

Date:

12th - 15th centuries

Provenance:

Macray; Sadler; Munby; Sotheby's 22 June 1982, lot 26

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 11, no. 2, May 1983, 114-18


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MS. Lat. liturg. c. 34

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Ambrosian noted Gradual and Antiphonal, Winter part

Language:

Latin

Origin:

North Italy

Date:

14th cent., first quarter

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

Bodleian Library Record, 2, no. 16, Oct. 1941, 15

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), I, 94a


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MS. Lat. liturg. c. 35

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Leaf of an Antiphonal

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Scandinavia (?)

Date:

14th cent., last quarter

Provenance:

J. Tregaskis, Caxton Head Cat. 1013, 1935, item 40; given to the Bodleian by F. E. Norris, in 1952

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), VI, 97


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MS. Lat. liturg. c. 36

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Sanctorale of a Breviary, imperfect

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

12th cent., after 1173; perhaps after 1184

Provenance:

Perhaps written for the collegiate church of Penkridge, Staffs.; the calendar includes 'Hic obiit Herveius de Stratona' (29 Dec.), who was sheriff of Staffs. 1164-84; bought at Sotheby's, 7 Dec. 1964, lot 150

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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Sotheby's, 7 Dec. 1964, lot 150


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MS. Lat. liturg. c. 37

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Cistercian Antiphoner

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy (or South Germany?)

Date:

12th - 13th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. c. 38

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Leaves and fragments of liturgical manuscripts

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

12th - 15th centuries

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Guardbook of miscellaneous liturgical fragments, accessioned before 1976, mostly from Bodleian MSS. and printed books

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England, Flanders(?), France, Germany, Holland, Italy

Date:

11th - 15th centuries

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), VI, 298 (fols. 1-8), V, 265 (fol. 9), V, 270 (fols. 11-12), VI, 348 (fol. 14), VI, 118 (fol. 15), VI, 295 (fol. 19), VI, 300 (fols. 21-24, 26), VI, 301 (fol. 25), V, 8 (fol. 28), V, 135 (fols. 30-31), VI, 195 (fols. 33-34), VI, 204 (fol. 35)VI, 180 (fols. 36, 38-39), V, 131 (fol. 37), VI, 197 (fols. 40-41), VI, 255 (fols. 42-45), V, 63 (fols. 46-47), V, 7 (fol. 48), VI, 357 (fols. 49-50), VI, 321 (fols. 51-52), VI, 341 (fols. 53-54), V, 45 (fol. 72), V, 96 (fol. 73), VI, 371 (fols. 78-79), VI, 287 (fols. 80-82), V, 62 (fols. 83-86), VI, 104 (fols. 87-89), VI, 107 (fols. 90-95), V, 90 (fol. 96), VI, 335 (fols. 97-98), VI, 342 (fols. 99-102), VI, 336 (fols. 103-104), VI, 259 (fol. 105), VI, 233 (fols. 106-107), VI, 351 (fols. 108-109), VI, 127 (fol. 110), V, 75 (fol. 113), VI, 308 (fols. 114-120), VI, 241 (fols. 121-124), VI, 5 (fol. 125), VI, 32 (fol. 126)

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 380 (fols. 57-59)


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MS. Lat. liturg. d. 20

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

'The Worcester Fragments': 15 leaves of polyphonic music recovered from bindings of Bodleian Manuscripts, interspersed with photostats of fragments now in other libraries

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England Worcester

Date:

Late 13th - early 14th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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Fully described, with facsimilies, in L. A. Dittmer, The Worcester Fragments (Musicological Studies and Documents, 2), American Inst. of Musicology, 1957, and Publications of Medieval Music Manuscripts, no. 6, Inst. of Medieval Music, New York, 1960.

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MS. Lat. liturg. d. 37

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Gradual, fragment of 12 leaves

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

12th cent., last quarter

Provenance:

Formerly pasted together to form the cover of MS. e Mus. 182 (Summary Catalogue, no. 3523)

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), I, 103


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MS. Lat. liturg. d. 38

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Ferial choir Psalter

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Germany Würzburg

Date:

Mid-12th cent.

Provenance:

Prayer for the soul of Cunradus (fol. 124r); 21 Sept. 'Dedicatio huius ecclesie', 11 Oct. 'Recordatio fratrum' (as at St. Kilian, Wurzburg); pastedowns from an obituary of Stift Haug, Würzburg, 12th cent.; paper label on spine '72' (18th/19th cent.) (almost lacking, as of July 1996); given to the Bodleian by F. E. Norris, in 1952

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), II, 108, VI, 155

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 77, pl. VI


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MS. Lat. liturg. d. 40

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

A cutting with an illuminated Ps. xxvi initial from a Psalter

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

Early 14th cent.

Provenance:

Inscribed in the 17th cent., 'Swelinck [...] | Sett.4.5.6.[...] | Voc.': perhaps used as a wrapper for parts of Sweelinck's settings of the Huguenot Psalms; bought by the Bodleian from Mr. J. Spurling in 1964

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 548, pl. LV

J. J. G. Alexander, 'English Early Fourteenth-Century Illumination: Recent Acquisitions', Bodleian Library Record, 9, no. 2, March 1974, 72-80, pls. IX, X


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MS. Lat. liturg. d. 41

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

Late 13th cent.

Provenance:

'Iste liber pertinet ... domus sive hospitalis ... London ... comodavit ... in nativitate S. Kenelmi anno domini millesimo quadringentesimo qu[ ]' (fol. 171); '63' on spine; Major Charles Fellowes; bought at Sotheby's 6 July 1964, lot 231

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 489; Sotheby's 6 July 1964, lot 231


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MS. Lat. liturg. d. 42

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 40)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Breviary of Chertsey Abbey, fragments (cuttings with illuminated initials); (see also MSS. Lat. liturg. e. 6 (Summary Catalogue, no. 32558), e. 37, and e. 39)

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

14th cent., first quarter, 1307 or later

Provenance:

Chertsey Abbey (obits of the abbots in MS. Lat. liturg. e. 6; octave of St. Erkenwald in MS. Lat. liturg. e. 39, etc.); apparently broken up later than the 17th cent.; made up of cuttings from the Douce collection (formerly MSS. Douce d. 13, fols. 2-10, and Douce 381, fol. 126)

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 543 (as MS. Lat. liturg. e. 40)

J. J. G. Alexander, 'English Early Fourteenth-Century Illumination: Recent Acquisitions', Bodleian Library Record, 9, no. 2, March 1974, 72-80, pl. VII (fol. 20r), pl. VIIIa-d (details of fols. 19r, 26r, 1r, 2r, respectively)

Lucy Freeman Sandler, 'A Fragment of the Chertsey Breviary in San Francisco', Bodleian Library Record, 11, no. 3, Nov. 1983, 155-61; fig. 1 (details of fols. 21r, 22r, 23r, 24r, 25r)

L. F. Sandler, A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles, Gothic 1285-1385, I, pls. 150-4 (details of fols. 12r, 23r, 36r, 46r; and fol. 38r), II, no. 62a

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MS. Lat. liturg. d. 43

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Collection of texts pricipally to be read at the chapter office of Prime

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy Rome (?)

Date:

13th cent., first quarter

Provenance:

Form of oath not to alienate possessions of the cluniac monastery of SS. Andrew & Saba (i.e. S. Saba, Monte Avetino, Rome) (fol. 48r); Count Carlo Archinto (1669-1732) (see Carlo Frati, Dizionario Bio-Bibliografico dei Bibliotecari e Bibliofili Italiani dal Sec. XIV al XIX, Florence, 1933, 32-3 [Bod. BDH=R. 5. 447/1]; and Marino Parenti, Aggiunte al Dizionari Bio-Bibliografico dei Bibliotecari e Bibliofili Italiani di Carlo Frati, 3 vols., Florence, 1952-60, 1, pp. 46, 49), (bookplate with legend 'ARCHINTEA LAUS') whose library was sold at Paris, 21 March 1863; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 24275, sold at Sotheby's 1 Dec. 1947, lot 83, bought by Quaritch for £48; Francis Wormald, given by his executors in 1973

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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B. C. Barker-Benfield, Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford: Concordance of Bodleian Shelfmarks for vols. 1-3 and Addenda, Oxford, 1974, 61


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MS. Lat. liturg. d. 44

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Fifteen leaves of a Breviary, Use of Sarum

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

Late 14th cent.

Provenance:

Richard Fowler (1583-1643), Rector of Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire; Thomas A. Frost, sold at Sotheby's 14 July 1981, lot 27; Maggs Bros., who broke up the already damaged volume from which these leaves are a selection

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No; full description in course of preparation -- available on request from Peter Kidd

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. d. 45

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Photocopies of MS. Lat. liturg. d. 44, and other leaves from the same manuscript, before their dispersal

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

 

Provenance:

Given by Maggs Bros.

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No; full description in course of preparation -- available on request from Peter Kidd

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. d. 46

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

38 leaves of a ?Processional, in a limp cover made up from a half-finished, spoilt leaf of liturgical content from a 15th-cent. scriptorium

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Spain

Date:

15th cent.

Provenance:

Bought from Sanders of Oxford Ltd., 1984

 

 

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No

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. d. 47

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, disbound and so badly burnt that access is restricted: the manuscript is not usable, except as a specimen of the effect of fire on parchment

Language:

Latin

Origin:

French/Flemish

Date:

Late 15th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

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No

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 13

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Portable votive Missal of a Benedictine nunnery

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Germany Diocese of Salzburg

Date:

1495-1503

Provenance:

Rev. N. W. Gresley; given to the Bodleian by F. Madan in 1917

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), I, 196

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 157, pl. XI (fol. 33v: a pasted-in miniature of c. 1440)


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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 14

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Franciscan Ritual

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy

Date:

1429

Provenance:

Colophon on fol. 40v: 'Explicit iste liber deo gratias. Amen. Sub anno domini MCCCCXXIX. Tempore fratris Compagniutii de Ancona'; E. Crawshaw (bookplate); Robert Steele (bookplate); bought at Sotheby's 1 Feb. 1922, lot 848

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), III, 46

A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 546, II, pl. 336 (fol. 13r)


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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 16

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Fragments of 24 leaves of a Sarum Processional, Christmas to Maundy Thursday, recovered from the bindings of Bodleian books

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

15th cent., first quarter

Provenance:

Made up of flyleaves from Bodleian books (printed 1562-85), two of them given by William Gent; others are in Queens College, MS. 389, fols. 188-91, 194-7

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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Neil R. Ker, Fragments of Medieval Manuscripts used as Pastedowns in Oxford Bindings with a Survey of Oxford Binding c. 1515-1620 (Oxford Bibliographical Society, n.s. 5, 1951-52), Oxford, 1954, nos. 965, 970, 974

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), VI, 340


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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 17

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Collection of private prayers and Offices, Use of Sarum

Language:

Latin, English

Origin:

England

Date:

Early 15th cent.

Provenance:

Made in the North of England for the use of a lady; bought, 1926

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-B, 315

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 809


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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 18

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Ordinal of the Cistercian nunnery of St. Mary & St. Maurice, Medingen

Language:

Latin, German

Origin:

Germany

Date:

14th cent., first half

Provenance:

The Cisterican nunnery of St. Mary and St. Maurice, Medingen: 'Ordinarius ecclesie sancte Marie uirginis et sancti Mauricii in Meding' (fol. 1r); Edward Hailstone, of Walton Hall, Wakefield, Yorkshire (see DNB, VIII, 886; his arms on the upper cover), in his sale at Sotheby's, 23 April 1891 and seven following days, lot 2075, bought by 'Butt' (auctioneer's scribal error for 'Bull'?), for £10 5s.; bequeathed to the Bodleian by H. A. Wilson, 1927

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), III, 49, VI, 117

Terence Bailey, The Processions of Sarum and the Western Church (Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies; Studies and Texts, No. 21), Toronto, 1971, p. 91

W. Lipphardt, 'Medlinger Gebetbücher', in Die deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters. Verfasserlexikon, 2nd edn., 6, 1, 1985, cols. 275-80 at col. 275

Sigrid Krämer, Handschriftenerbe des deutschen Mittelalters, 3 vols. (Mittelalterliche Bibliothekskataloge Deutschlands und der Schweiz, Ergänzungband 1, Teil 2), Munich, 1989-90, 'Medingen (3)' at p. 565


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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 19

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Pontifical, in the edition of Durandus

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy Venice

Date:

Late 15th cent.(?)

Provenance:

Arms on binding & fol. 1 of either (i) A. Suriane, patriarch of Venice 1504-08, or (ii) A. de Ortis, bishop of Satriano; Count Louis Apponyi, of Nagy Appony, Hungary, his sale, Sotheby's 10 Nov. 1892 and four days following, lot 1001 (a cutting from the catalogue is pasted in at the back), bought by Ellis for £16 10s.; bequeathed to the Bodleian by A. H. Wilson, 1927

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), III, 13

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2, Oxford, 1970, no. 586, pl. LVI


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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 21

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter; with 15th cent. English Carthusian additions

Language:

Latin

Origin:

France

Date:

14th cent., second quarter

Provenance:

Adapted for Carthusian Use in England, 15th cent.; bought by the Library from McLeash, 1928

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), II, 100

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 595


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MSS. Lat. liturg. e. 22-35

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Now MSS. Buchanan g. 1 and e. 2-14

Language:

 

Origin:

 

Date:

 

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 36

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Collection of prayers, written for a nun

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy

Date:

14th - 15th cent.

Provenance:

20th cent. ticket of 'F. CASTELLA FU G. | NAPLES' (fol. iv); given to the Bodleian by H. P. Morrison, 1953

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 37

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Breviary of Chertsey Abbey, fragments of the temporale and sanctorale (see also MSS. Lat. liturg d. 42, e. 6 (Summary Catalogue, no. 32558), and e. 39)

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

14th cent., first quarter

Provenance:

Chertsey Abbey; J. & J. Leighton, Catalogue of Manuscripts, Mostly Illuminated Many in Fine Bindings, c. 1914 (?; not later than 1915), [Bod. 2593 e. 952/ii] no. 46 (not no. 36, as stated by Alexander), apparently sold by/during Nov. 1915, to judge by annotations in the company's file copy of the catalogue at the Bodleian [Bod. ref. as above]; Wilfred Merton (1889-1957); bought by the Bodleian of Martin Breslauer, Catalogue 92, 1960, item 28

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 7, no. 1, June 1962, 53

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 543

Lucy Freeman Sandler, 'A Fragment of the Chertsey Breviary in San Francisco', Bodleian Library Record, 11, no. 3, Nov. 1983, 155-61

L. F. Sandler, A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles, Gothic 1285-1385, no. 62a


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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 38

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Fragments of four leaves of a Missal

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England Exeter

Date:

1052-1073

Provenance:

 

 

 

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No

 

 

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Full description available on request to Peter Kidd


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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 39

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Breviary of Chertsey Abbey, fragment of the sanctorale (see also MSS. Lat. liturg d. 42, e. 6 (Summary Catalogue, no. 32558), e. 37)

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

14th cent., first quarter, 1307 or later

Provenance:

'William Matthews', written on a flyleaf with the watermark 1825; Rt. Hon. Beresford Hope (1820-87), with his bookplate, and an erased shelfmark(?) 'T-3' (fol. i verso) as in manuscripts from the Hopetoun collection, in his sale at Sotheby's, 23 March 1882, lot 167; Sotheby's, 29 July 1946, lot 108, bought by Francis Edwards; Rt. Hon. the Lord Saltoun, sold at Sotheby's, 10 July 1967, lot 86, bought by J. R. Abbey (inscribed 'J. A. 7397 | 10.7.1967), acquired by the Bodleian from him in the same year

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 543

Lucy Freeman Sandler, 'A Fragment of the Chertsey Breviary in San Francisco', Bodleian Library Record, 11, no. 3, Nov. 1983, 155-61

L. F. Sandler, A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles, Gothic 1285-1385, no. 62a


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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 40 (formerly)

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Now MS. Lat. liturg. d. 42

Language:

 

Origin:

 

Date:

 

Provenance:

 

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 41

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Sarum ('The Zouche Hours')

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

14th cent., third quarter

Provenance:

Kneeling knight with arms of Zouche, probably made for William, second Lord Zouche of Haringworth; ? Chertsey Abbey (additions to the Calendar); deed of transfer of property in Devon from Peter Woodleigh to George Ford, 1568 (?); R. D. Waddilove, dean of Ripon; his son, W. J. D. Waddilove; bought at Sotheby's 16 Dec. 1970, lot 42

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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Sotheby's 16 Dec. 1970, lot 42, with pls.

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 652, pls. LXVI-VII


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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 42

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Noted votive Missal for the chapel of St. George in the church of Santo Stefano at Biella, prov. Novara, N. Italy

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy

Date:

14th cent.

Provenance:

B. C. Barker-Benfield, Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford: Concordance of Bodleian Shelfmarks for vols. 1-3 and Addenda, Oxford, 1974, 59-60

A. C. de la Mare, 'Further Italian Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library', in La miniatura italiana tra gotico e Rinascimento, E. Sesti (ed.), I, 1985, no. 6, p. 131

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 43

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Martyrology of Usuard

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

15th cent., first half

Provenance:

Quaritch, cat. 801 (1960), item 218, re-offered in Quaritch, cat. 814, 1961, item 22 (priced £150; with a cutting from the catalogue pasted in); Francis Wormald, given by his executors, 1973

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 44

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Franciscan Missal, Use of the diocese of Rodez, imperfect

Language:

Latin

Origin:

South-east(?) France

Date:

13th - 14th cent.

Provenance:

Hodgsons, 16 Nov. 1962, lot 601; given to the Bodleian by H. P. Morrison

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 45

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Four leaves with miniatures, from a Book of Hours

Language:

Latin

Origin:

French

Date:

Late 15th - early 16th cent.

Provenance:

Lt. Col. W. E. Moss

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

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Description available on request to Peter Kidd


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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 46

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter, single leaf

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy Naples

Date:

15th cent., third quarter, before 1483

Provenance:

Written by Pietro Ursuleo of Capua (d. 1483)

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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A. C. de la Mare, 'Further Italian Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library', in La miniatura italiana tra gotico e Rinascimento, E. Sesti (ed.), I, 1985, no. 10, p. 132


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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 47

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter

Language:

Latin, English

Origin:

England

Date:

15th cent., second half

Provenance:

18th-cent. signature, 'Webber'; bequeathed to the Bodleian by Margaret Crum, 1986

 

 

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Full draft description available on request.

 

 

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Kathleen L. Scott, Later Gothic manuscripts 1390-1490 (A survey of manuscripts illuminated in the British Isles, 6: 2 vols., London, 1996), II, 281, 346 (whereabouts unknown).


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MS. Lat. liturg. e. 48

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England London/Oxford/Hereford

Date:

Mid-15th cent.

Provenance:

Decorated by the 'Caesar Master', with a Hereford litany; 15th/16th cent. notes & names: '... kateryn leyce [oe Seyce?]', 'Thomas Sinuph' (?), 'Delivered to Richard(es)', 'Thomas Power me possidet','your sonne Fraunces ...'; bound by 'GR', London, 1520s-30s; Joseph Harford (bookplate), by descent to Rev. F. K. Harford, his sale, Sotheby's 25 April 1899, lot 893, bought by Tregaskis & Son for £31 10s. (with a cutting from a Tregaskis catalogue, pp.i-ii); 20th cent. bookdealer's(?) pencil note, 'Bates '43 | cost ou/-/' (lower pastedown); H. W. Pratley, bookseller of Tunbridge Wells, sold from his estate at Sotheby's, 1 Dec. 1987, lot 40

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 13, no. 6, April 1991, 501-2


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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 18

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Fragment of one quaternion with the Hours of the Cross

Language:

Latin, Italian

Origin:

Italy

Date:

15th cent.

Provenance:

Given by F. Madan, 1917

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), VI, 383


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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 19

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England Norwich(?)

Date:

c. 1400, after 1383

Provenance:

'Dedicatio ecclesie Norwici' (Cal., 24 Sept.); Norwich Cathedral Library (?) pressmark 'a xxiij', 15th cent.; 'Dame Thomas Hughson est huius libri posessor', 15th cent., wife of the sacristan of Norwich Cathedral in 1547, and rector of St. Michael at Pleas in 1560; 'Katherine CORBET', 16th cent.; ? Bishop Lowth (1700-77); Miss A. S. Bourne; given to Charles Martin, 1872; given to the Bodleian by Mrs. M. Martin, 1918

 

 

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Yes; draft catalogue description available from Peter Kidd

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), II, 25


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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 21

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Sarum

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

Mid-15th cent.

Provenance:

'Willelmus Weston de Lincolns Inn 1560' (fol. 2v); 'IOANNES BBYKKS' (fol. 4); Sotheby's, October? 1903; given by the executors of Dr. J. Wickham Legg, 1922

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-B, 177

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 1007


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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 22

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Holland (?)

Date:

15th cent., second half

Provenance:

Given by G. R. Driver, 1930

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), II, 109

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 236


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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 23

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Portable Breviary, Use of Besançon(?)

Language:

Latin

Origin:

France Besancon(?)

Date:

15th cent., last quarter

Provenance:

'Anthonius Bercin canonicus bisuntinus est huius libri dominus', 'Idem dono dedit Antonio Monrivello quarta mensis maij anno xvc xx iij', 'Monrivellus canonicus bisuntinus'; 'I.F.W.' booklabel printed in large type; bought by the Bodleian, 1931

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), II, 292


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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 24

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter

Language:

Latin

Origin:

France

Date:

15th cent., first half

Provenance:

'a Socard fils 1859' (fol. 108r); given to the Bodleian by C. M. Firth, 1931

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), II, 80

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 693


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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 25

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Manual, made up in the 15th cent. from a Sarum Ritual, Missal fragment, and Office of the Dead fragment

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

13th cent., 14th cent., 15th cent.

Provenance:

Found in the wall of West Lavington church, Wilts.; A. G. W. Murray; bequeathed by E. F. Bosanquet, 1941

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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E. F. Bosanquet, 'The Lavington Manual (Manuale ad usum Sarum) MS. XIII., XIV., XV. Centuries', Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, 40, 1918, 142-147, with plate (fols. 2v, 15r)

Bodleian Library Record, 1, no. 14, April 1941, 238

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), III, 51


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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 26

 

(formerly MS. Lat. th. f. 11)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Portable Franciscan Missal

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England Cornwall

Date:

c. 1255-60

Provenance:

Oswald 'festum patrie' (added to Calendar, 29 Feb., 14th cent.); Walter Seton, Sotheby's 28 July 1927, lot 21; bought by A. G. Little, given to the Bodleian in 1940

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 1, no. 11, Oct. 1940, 177-8

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), I, 138

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 461

A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 551, II, pl. 111 (fol. 57v)


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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 27

 

(formerly MS. Lat. th. f. 12)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Sarum, fragment

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

c. 1400

Provenance:

J. W. H. Hammond; given to A. G. Little, given in 1940

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 1, no. 11, Oct. 1940, 178

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), VI, 373

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 776


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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 28

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Carthusian Ritual

Language:

Latin

Origin:

North France

Date:

15th cent., second half

Provenance:

Written for the Nuns of Mont-de-Sainte-Marie, Gosnay, Pas-de-Calais; given by F. E. Norris, 1952

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 4, no. 3, Dec. 1952, 173

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), III, 61

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 763


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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 29

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Rubricated Breviary

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England Salisbury(?)

Date:

1443(?)

Provenance:

'Samuel Frith Book', 17th cent.; given by F. E. Norris, 1952

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 4, no. 3, Dec. 1952, 173

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), II, 301


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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 31

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, fragment

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

15th cent., second quarter, before 1443

Provenance:

Royal arms, and arms of John, baron Tiptoft (1375?-1443); Sir Henry Lawson (bookplate); bought at Sotheby's 11 April 1961, lot 125

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 906


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. liturg. f. 32

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Prayers and Devotions

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy Naples (?)

Date:

Late 15th cent.

Provenance:

'Nicholaus ... fostus', 16th cent.; bought in 1961

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2, Oxford, 1970, no. 375


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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 33

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Private devotions

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy

Date:

15th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

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No

 

 

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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 34

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Franciscan Psalter, Breviary, and Missal combined

Language:

Latin, Czech glosses

Origin:

Italy(?)

Date:

Mid-13th cent. (c. 1250-60?) with later additions

Provenance:

Made for a member of a Franciscan house in Bohemia (?); in Austria or Bavaria by late 14th cent.; Tanstetten (?), Austria; in Italy by mid-15th cent.; 'Volumen istud est fratrum sancte Marie incoronate Mediolani congregationis Lombardie fratrum heremitarum sancti Augustini'; bought at Sotheby's 9 Dec. 1963 lot 127

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 8, no. 1, July 1967, 51

The draft typescript of an unpublished article by A. C. de la Mare is in Departmental files


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MS. Lat. liturg. g. 2

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Vallombrosam Diurnal

Language:

Latin

Origin:

North Italy

Date:

c. 1486

Provenance:

'Dominus Ciprianus scripsit hoc diurnum explevit autem secundo ydus martii MCCCCLXXXVI' (fol. 261v); memoria of St. John Gualbert and Bernardus Ubertus, bishop of Parma 1106-3 'quorum relique hic sunt'; 'From the Library of Sir David Dundas of Ochtertyre bequeathed to Charles Howard'; bought, 1928

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), II, 327

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2, Oxford, 1970, no. 895

A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 552, II, pl. 773 (fols. 278v-279r)


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. liturg. g. 3

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Prayers and Devotions to St. Bartholomew

Language:

Latin, Dutch

Origin:

Holland

Date:

15th cent., second half

Provenance:

Bought, 1929

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 237


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. liturg. g. 4

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Rome

Language:

Latin, Italian

Origin:

Italy Venice

Date:

Late 15th - early 16th cent.

Provenance:

Written for a nun, with the arms of the Balbi family of Venice, perhaps a member of the Franciscan convent of St. Louis of Toulouse at Venice; given by G. J. Dew, 1931

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-B, 270

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2, Oxford, 1970, no. 594, pl. LVI


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MS. Lat. liturg. g. 5

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Hours of the Holy Spirit and prayers

Language:

Latin, English

Origin:

England

Date:

Late 15th - early 16th cent.

Provenance:

'Mr. Whiteland (?) ... his book', 17th cent.; Samuel Pegge, the antiquary, his sale, 29 March 1798, lot 2051; acquired in Brittany by F. E. Bosanquet, given by him to the Bodleian, 1941

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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T. Row [pseudonym of Samuel Pegge], The Gentleman's Magazine, 1786, 56, pt. 1, 470ff.

Bodleian Library Record, 1, no. 14 (1941), 239.

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-B, 323b.

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 393.


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. liturg. g. 7

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Dominican Book of Hours

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Germany

Date:

Late 15th - early 16th cent.

Provenance:

Binding suggests the Dominican convent of Esslingen, Würtemberg; bought in 1960

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. liturg. g. 8

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter, fragment

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

15th cent., second quarter

Provenance:

? Made for Tynemouth, a cell of St. Albans: inscribed 'Dominus Robertus Blakeney huius libri est possessor', he was the last prior of Tynemouth; 'Dom Wylliam ... habet'; Sir John Lawson of Brough; C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale, Sotheby's, 11 April 1961, lot 123; dismembered after the sale; bought 1963

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft description available from Peter Kidd

 

 

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Sotheby's, 11 April 1961, lot 123 (dismembered after the sale); Bodleian Library Record, 7, no. 3, Jan. 1964, 165

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 934


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. liturg. g. 9

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Private devotions

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

15th cent.

Provenance:

Richard Vowell (d. 1550), of North Creake, Norfolk, last prior (1514-38) of Walsingham; James Tolle, and William Tolle, 16th cent.; William Bateman (1787-1835) (with his bookplate) and his son Thomas Bateman (1821-1861), in their sale at Sotheby's, 25 May 1893 and five following days, lot 1266, bought by Quaritch for £1 18s.; Sir Leicester Harmsworth; the Harmsworth Trust, their sale at Sotheby's 15-16 Oct. 1945 lot 2049, bought by Quaritch for £34; W. A. Pantin, Oriel College, Oxford, by 1956; bequeathed by him to the Bodleian, June 1974

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No; draft description available on request to Peter Kidd

 

 

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