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The Hours of the Virgin Mary, Written in the second half of the 15th century in France

MS. Gough Liturg. 14

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The Hours of the Virgin Mary according to the use of Rome: preceded by a French calendar and the Capitula, and followed by:

  1. The Penitential Psalms with litany (fol. 84)
  2. The Office for the Dead (fol. 106)
  3. some suffrages (fol. 151)
  4. The Hours of the Holy Cross and of the Holy Spirit (mutilated) are worked in
  5. Several of the larger miniatures have been cut out, but six are left, at fols. 14, 16, 18, 20, 84, 106


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


160 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Gough Liturg. 14

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. II, no. 18337

Custodial History

'Cissay', 'Cissay Courtiniere' owned the book in the 17th century

Physical Facet

On parchment, with fine miniatures, etc., mutilated


6 3/4 × 4 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom