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'...Offitium beate Virginis Marie secundum curiam Romanam', Written in the 15th century in Italy

MS. Canon. Liturg. 270
Held at the Weston Library

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'...Offitium beate Virginis Marie secundum curiam Romanam', preceded by a calendar (fol. 1), and followed by:

  1. Creeds, prayers, and hymns (fol. 74b) including a set of 15 prayers (fol. 99: each beginning with O, but not the '15 Oes')
  2. Penitential Psalms with litany (fol. 113b)
  3. 'Offitium sancte Crucis' (fol. 133)
  4. 'Offitium Sancti Spiritus' (fol. 138d)
  5. 'Offitium in agenda Mortuorum' (fol. 145b)
  6. 'Absolute incipitur psalterium [S. Hieronymi]' (fol. 186)

A later set of prayers is added on fol. 203f. On a shield on fol. 13 are the initials 'R. Z', R. no doubt standing for 'Raynaldus', see fol. 88.


  • Creation: Written in the 15th century in Italy


233 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 270

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. 19372

Physical Facet

On parchment, with a few small miniatures, borders, etc.


5 5/8 × 4 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom