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Part of a Breviary and extracts from a Manual, Written late in the 15th century in Italy (?)

MS. Canon. Liturg. 35
Held at the Weston Library

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1. Fols. 1, 78. Part of a Breviary, consisting of a Calendar and the 'Commune Sanctorum, secundum consuetudinem Curie Romane.'.

2. Fol. 61. Extracts from a Manual, consisting of the 'Ordo ante celebrandum' with prayers, 'Ordo ad sepeliendum pueros' (fol. 75), 'Ordo ad introducendum mulieres in ecclesia', churching (fol. 75v), 'Ad tondendum capillos pueris' (fol. 76v), etc.

The Calendar is peculiar, being in an Italian hand but South German in character (Erhard, Cunegunda, Rupert, Wolfgang, etc.), cf. no. 19395. On Apr. 16 is 'Caustri martyris', and on May 7 ' Domicille virginis.


  • Creation: Written late in the 15th century in Italy (?)


94 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 35

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. 19245

Physical Facet

On parchment


4 5/8 × 3 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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