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'...Psalterium secundum ritum monialium Sancte Marie de Virginibus', Written in the 15th century in Italy

MS. Canon. Liturg. 8

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'... Psalterium secundum ritum monialium Sancte Marie de Virginibus', consisting of:
  1. A Calendar, perhaps Venetian (fol. 1)
  2. The Psalter, with canticles (fol. 225v)
  3. Creeds (fol. 243v)
In the Calendar is 'Consecratio ecclesie nostre de Virginibus' (June 20) and 'Conuersio ecclesie nostre sancte Marie de Virginibus' (June 25). There are some fine illuminated borders, including miniatures, and on fol. 13 a coat of arms, 1st and 4th or three bendlets azure, for Contarini, 2nd and 3rd party per fess, in the upper part or three roundles pierced (?) azure, in the lower part the same counterchanged. The nunnery may have been Carmelite (see fol. 153v).


  • Written in the 15th century in Italy


253 Leaves


MS. Canon. Liturg. 8

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. 19223

Physical Facet

On parchment, illuminated, binding, red velvet, Italian


5 3/8 × 4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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