Collection Level Description: Liturgical Manuscripts written in Spain and France
Reference: MSS. Lat. liturg. a. 11-12, b.15
Title: Liturgical Manuscripts written in Spain and France
Dates of Creation: 15th-18th cent.
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Unknown
Language of Material: Latin
Scope and Content
Liturgical manuscripts written in Spain, 16th-18th century.
- The first item (MS Lat. liturg. a. 11) is a volume containing the
following, written in Spain on parchment, 1657: a temporale of antiphons with
painted initials, the main text followed by antiphons at Lauds for Common of
Saints; 'quattor tempora Septembris'; and the offices for Maundy Thurs., Ash
Wed. and Easter Sat., omitted from their usual position.
- MS Lat. liturg. a. 12 contains the fragments of choir books, on
parchment. It includes: leaves from the temporale of a gradual, Spain 17th-18th
century; leaf from a gradual, probably Spanish, 16th-17th century; leaf from a
gradual, France, 15th century; and leaves from a ferial choir psalter, Spain,
- MS Lat. liturg. b. 15 is a choir book written in Spain, on
parchment, 1733. It includes music for a mixture of masses and offices: a
sequence Dies Irae for All Souls Day; offices for
Christmas Day, Stephen, John the Evangelist, Holy Innocents, Name of Jesus and
Epiphany; Mass of the Passion; hymn for Lauds of Epiphany; Mass of S. Aloysius
Gonzaga, and introit for Mass of Ash Wed.. The volume is inscribed 'Mando hacer
este libro Señora d. Beatriz Velasquez siendo Vicaria en este Convento de
N.P.S. Bernardo. Año 1733'.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequeathed by W.Y. Evans Wentz in 1965.
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Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the
Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol.
II, nos. 47836-8.
Related Units of Description
See the handlist of Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, by S.J.P. Van Dijk (MSS. Eng. liturg. d. 8/1-8).
Service books (Music)
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