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Liturgical offices, Written in the second half of the 14th century in Italy

MS. Canon. Liturg. 322

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Liturgical offices, consisting of:
  1. Manual offices (baptism, fol. 1: visitation of the sick, fol. 7: commendation and Office and Mass for the Dead, fols. 10, 27: benedictions, etc., fol. 20: various masses, fol. 33)
  2. A Gradual (fol. 35: at fol. 62 are collects, Secreta, etc.: at fol. 74 the Ordinary of the Mass, and votive masses: at fol. 97 the Commune Sanctorum, with the Canon of the Mass at fol. 100v: at fol. 110v the Proprium Sanctorum, followed by more Masses
Independent (contemporary) leaves at the end contain:
  1. '...ratio mensium kalendarum nonarum & yduum' (fol. 129)
  2. A Latin rhythmical poem on Antichrist (fol. 131: beg. 'Ante quam iudicii dies metuenda')
  3. Some moral precepts in verse (fol. 133: beg. 'Dandum etenim est aliquid cum tempus postulat aut res')
  4. A leaf of a Latin grammar (fol. 134v: one passage beg. 'Quid est nomen? Non est dictio per quam fit nominatio')


  • Written in the second half of the 14th century in Italy


138 Leaves


MS. Canon. Liturg. 322

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. 19411

Custodial History

On fol. 2b is an inscription partly erased: 'A honoro dela diuina maiesta pare e fijolo e spito sancto. E fo di de domenega .iiij. dauosto de M.ccco. lxxxxij. Che Francescho fijolo de Mattao [?] bondane chalce [??] de santo Pero in Carnaro [in Verona] ... [? Ordone] questo libro ala disciplina di Fratti [?] de madona santa Maria dal domo Dela contra de santa Maria la frata per celebrar mese e altri ofici che ge suxo.'

Related Materials

See MS. Canon. Liturg. 348.

Physical Facet

On parchment


10 1/8 × 7 1/8 in.

Repository Details

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