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'...Offitium beate Marie Virginis', Written in the second half of the 15th century in Italy

MS. Canon. Liturg. 246
Held at the Weston Library

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'...Offitium beate Marie Virginis' according to the use of Rome, followed by:

  1. A Litany of the Virgin (fol. 134v)
  2. 'Offitium Passionis Domini nostri Ihesu Christi secundum formam Romane Curie', Hours of the Cross (fol. 141)
  3. Penitential Psalms with Litany (fol. 151)
  4. Prayers, the 5 'Gaudia beate Virginis' (fol. 211)
  5. 'Offitium defunctorum' (fol. 219)
  6. 'Missa de beata Maria Virgine' (fol. 289)
  7. 'Offitium Passionis ... Yhesu Christi' (fol. 309) with a few later additions
  8. An Italian rubric is at fol. 357
  9. Stt. Prosdocimus and Justina in the Litany point to Padua


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


381 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 246

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. 19351

Physical Facet

On parchment, with small miniatures, borders, etc., binding, stamped leather on boards, contemporary Italian work, with clasp


4 1/8 × 3 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom