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Hours of the Virgin, according to the use of Paris, Written in the 15th century in France

MS. Canon. Liturg. 93
Held at the Weston Library

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Hours of the Virgin, according to the use of Paris, in Latin: preceded by a Calendar (fol. 2), and Capitula from the Gospels (fol. 14), and followed by:

  1. The Penitential Psalms with Litany (fol. 75)
  2. The Hours of the Cross (fol. 91)
  3. The Hours of the Holy Spirit (fol. 94)
  4. The Office for the Dead (fol. 97)
  5. The xv Joyes (fol. 127)
  6. The vii Requestes (fol. 132)
  7. Long French hymns (fol. 134)
  8. Suffrages (fol. 166), including one for St. Opportuna

The Calendar points to Paris or its neighbourhood. Nearly every part has lost its first leaf, presumably bearing an illumination, leaves being torn out after fols. 27, 38, 48, 53, 60, 63, 69, 74, 89, 90, 93, 96, 126, 131, 133.


  • Creation: Written in the 15th century in France


185 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • French


MS. Canon. Liturg. 93

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. 19257

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated borders, imperfect


8 5/8 × 6 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom