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A Dominican Breviary, Written in the 15th and 16th century in Italy (?)

MS. Canon. Liturg. 212
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

A Dominican Breviary, without Lauds, consisting of:

  1. A Proprium de Tempore (fol. 11)
  2. Proprium Sanctorum (fol. 78)
  3. Commune Sanctorum (fol. 151) with smaller offices (fol. 159v) imperf. at end
  4. This, which is of the 15th cent., has been supplemented by a Calendar with French admixture (?: fol. 1) and a Psalter (fol. 180) with Litany, written in the 16th cent. At July 12 is 'Anniuersarium dedications ecclesie', and St. Denis is a 'totum duplex' on Oct. 9.
  5. Two leaves are gone after fol. 224


  • Creation: Written in the 15th and 16th century in Italy (?)


243 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 212

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. 19324


  • See Frere, Bibl. Mus.-Liturg. , p. 31.

Physical Facet

On parchment

Physical Facet

Binding, leather on boards, with gold tooling, 16th cent., Italian, with clasps


5 3/8 × 4 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom