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Psalterium, 13th century, first half

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MS. Laud Lat. 16

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1. Fols. 1r–6v. Calendar

2. Fols. 7r–130r. Psalter

3. Fols. 130r–137v. Weekly canticles, without titles:
  1. Confitebor tibi domine (Isaiah 12)
  2. Ego dixi (Isaiah 38: 10–21)
  3. Exultauit cor meum (1 Samuel 2: 1–11)
  4. Cantemus domino (Exodus 15: 1–20)
  5. Domine audiui (Habakkuk 3)
  6. Audite celi (Deuteronomy 32: 1–44)
4. Fols. 137v–142v. Daily canticles, prayers and creeds, without titles:
  1. Fol. 137v. Benedicite omnia opera
  2. Fol. 138r. Benedictus dominus deus
  3. Fol. 139r. Magnificat
  4. Fol. 139r. Nunc dimittis
  5. Fol. 139r. Te deum laudamus
  6. Fol. 140r. Pater noster
  7. Fol. 140r. Apostles’ Creed
  8. Fol. 140v. Athanasian Creed
5. Fols. 142v–145v. Litany:
  1. Incipit: Omnipotens sempiterne deus dirige actus nostros in beneplacito tuo
  2. Incipit: Omnipotens sempiterne deus qui facis mirabilia magna solus
  3. Incipit: Omnipotens sempiterne deus qui omnem animam confitentem et penitentem magis uis emendare quam perdere
6. Fols. 146r–v. Hours of the Virgin

(fols. 147r–149v are blank fly-leaves)

Dates

  • 13th century, first half

Extent

151 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Lat. 16

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘E 37’, see 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, p. 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. 960

Henry O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars secunda codices Latinos et Miscellaneous Laudianos complectens (Oxford, 1885, reprinted in 1973, with numerous corrections and additions, and an historical introduction by R.W. Hunt), Lat. no. 16

Custodial History

MS. Frere 148. Manuscript 2535 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

Laud’s binding, 17th century, brown leather over pasteboard

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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