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A Roman Breviary, Written in the first half of the 15th century in Italy

MS. Canon. Liturg. 207
Held at the Weston Library

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A Roman Breviary, consisting of:

  1. A Calendar (fol. 1)
  2. 'Ymnarium secundum consuetudinem Romane Curie' (fol. 7: imperfect after fol. 19)
  3. Psalter, with Litany (fol. 20: imperfect at beginning)
  4. Proprium de Tempore (fol. 98: imperfect at beginning)
  5. Proprium ('festiuitates') Sanctorum (fol. 253)
  6. 'Commune Sanctorum' (fol. 368) with minor offices

St. Ansanus of Siena is high in the Litany, and occurs in the Calendar on Dec. 1.


  • Creation: Written in the first half of the 15th century in Italy


410 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 207

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. 19319


  • See Frere, Bibl. Mus.-Lit. , p. 23.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated borders, etc., imperfect


5 1/2 × 4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom