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Choir breviary, 12th-14th century

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MS. Laud Misc. 284

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Part A, 12th century, end, fols. 1-93, 95-118:
  1. (fols. 1ra-98vb) Antiphonal, Use of Würzburg
  2. (fols. 98vb–110ra) Responsories and antiphons
  3. (fols. 110ra–113rb) Invitatoria and tones of the Psalm Venite exultemus
  4. (fols. 113rb–118vb) Hymnal
Part B, 13th century-14th century, fols. 119-268:
  1. Fols. 119ra–206ra. Lectionary: (fols. 119ra–168rb) Temporale, (fols. 168rb–201ra) Sanctorale, (fols. 201ra–202r) Legends, (fol. 202ra–rb) Litany, (fols. 202va–206ra) Common of the Saints
  2. Fols. 206va–268vb. Capitulary: (fol. 206va) Temporale and sanctorale combined, (fol. 250va) Common of the Saints, (fol. 256va) The dedication
  3. Fols. 257rb–268vb. Orationes cotidianae; chapters and collects
Part C, 14th century, fols. 94, 118, 269-272:
  1. Fols. 269ra–272rb. Additions

Dates

  • 12th-14th century

Extent

272 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Misc. 284

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘F 100’, 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. 1137

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), Misc. no. 284

Custodial History

MS. Frere 42. From St Kylian, Würzburg. Manuscript 2640 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Repository Details

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