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A Psalter of Carthusian use, Written in the 15th century in Italy

MS. Canon. Liturg. 271
Held at the Weston Library

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A Psalter of Carthusian use, preceded by a calendar (fol. 1), and followed by:

  1. Canticles, hymns (fol. 82)
  2. Capitula (fol. 89: imperf. at end)


  • Creation: Written in the 15th century in Italy


99 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 271

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. 19373

Custodial History

In the calendar on Apr. 22 is 'Dedicatio eclesie Cartusie Ml'i [Mediolani?]', and on Nov. 8 'Festum reliquiarum.' On fol. 8 is an almost erased (15th cent.) note 'Monasterium Cartusiense Ml'ni [Mediolani?] in gra[du?] go Sig' [Signatus?] B. 421.'.

Physical Facet

On parchment, in double columns, with some small miniatures, etc., binding, red leather with gold tooling, with clasps


6 1/8 × 4 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom