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

MS. Canon. Liturg. 215
Held at the Weston Library

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A Sarum Breviary, consisting of:

  1. A Proprium de Tempore (fol. 1)
  2. Calendar (fol. 176)
  3. Psalter with Canticles and Litanies (fol. 182)
  4. Commune Sanctorum (fol. 244)
  5. Proprium Sanctorum (fol. 269)
  6. The additional offices for Stt. Patrick, Brigida, Columba and Finian (fol. 396, see also the additions to the Calendar) show that the book was in use at Down (Dunum) in Ireland


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


410 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 215

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. 19327


  • See Frere, Bibl. Mus.-Liturg. , p. 13

Physical Facet

On parchment, in double columns


6 1/4 × 4 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom