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'...Ordo Missalis secundum consuetudinem Romane Curie', Written in the last quarter of the 15th century in Italy

MS. Canon. Liturg. 197
Held at the Weston Library

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'...Ordo Missalis secundum consuetudinem Romane Curie', consisting of:

  1. A Calendar (fol. 1)
  2. Proprium de Tempore (fol. 8: the Ordinary is at fol. 115, the Canon at fol. 125)
  3. 'Proprium de missali', Sanctorum (fol. 173v)
  4. 'Commune Sanctorum' (fol. 223c), with Votive Masses, etc. (fol. 243)

Musical notes occur in the Ordinary in Holy Week. There are some fine small miniatures and large borders: fol. 7v is entirely taken up with the arms of Battista Zeno of Venice, cardinal 1468-1501, within a border, and on fol. 8r beneath a mitre are the 'arma dei Beruti antica Romanesca fondata sev in la cita d' Capō [Caprino ?)': these can only belong to Amadeo Beruti, bp. of Aosta 1515-25, and are presumably later additions: the mitre is certainly later than the rubrication of the text.


  • Creation: Written in the last quarter of the 15th century in Italy


273 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 197

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. 19310

Physical Facet

On parchment, in double columns, illuminated


10 × 7 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom