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A Breviary, perhaps Carthusian, Written perhaps at the close of the 14th century apparently in Italy

MS. Canon. Liturg. 200
Held at the Weston Library

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A Breviary, perhaps Carthusian, consisting of:

  1. A Calendar (fol. 1)
  2. Psalter, wanting the first leaf, with Canticles, Litany, etc. (fol. 7)
  3. Hymnal (fol. 74)
  4. followed by the Office and Mass of the Virgin, Capitula (fol. 89)
  5. Collects (fol. 96v)
  6. Lections or Legendae (fol. 119)
  7. Antiphons and Responds (fol. 273)
  8. Minor offices (fol. 352)

The 'festum reliquiarum' was Nov. 8, and 'anniuersarium totius ordinis' on Nov. 9: at Oct. 18 is the note 'Circa hoc festum facimus officium pro Cluniacensibus & aliis nobis associatis.'St. Hugh bp. of Lincoln is honoured on Nov. 17.


  • Creation: Written perhaps at the close of the 14th century apparently in Italy


367 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 200

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. 19312

Physical Facet

On parchment, in double columns, binding, stamped leather on boards, clasps lost, Italian


10 1/8 × 7 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom