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A Roman Breviary, Written in the second half of the 14th centur in Italy

MS. Canon. Liturg. 2
Held at the Weston Library

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A Roman Breviary, consisting of:

  1. The Psalter (fol. 1, but the first 72 (71) Psalms are lost)
  2. The Proprium de Tempore (fol. 59, with first leaf lost)
  3. Proprium Sanctorum (fol. 215v)
  4. Commune Sanctorum (fol. 330v)
  5. Smaller offices (fol. 347v)
  6. Hymnals occur at fols. 34 and (imperfect at end) 359

The name of St. Homobonus, patron of Cremona, occurs in the litany (fol. 116v).


  • Creation: Written in the second half of the 14th centur in Italy


372 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 2

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no. 19220


  • See Frere, Bibl. Mus.-Liturg. , p. 20.

Physical Facet

On parchment, imperfect, in double columns


5 7/8 × 4 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom