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A Service book connected with the city of Braga in Portugal, Stated to be written between A.D. 1438 and 1447 in Portugal

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MS. Lat. Liturg. e. 12

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A Service book connected with the city of Braga in Portugal, containing:
  1. Fol. 3. a calendar, containing mentions of bishops of 'Brachara': at May 4 is 'Translacio reliquiarum sancti Vincentii martiris in Brachara' in red: on Oct. 30 'Victoria Christianorum contra Sarracenos' in red
  2. Fol. 9. A hymnary and psalter
  3. Fol. 117v. 'Hore beate Virginis Marie', followed by the Penitential Psalms and Litany (fol. 128)
  4. Fol. 135. 'Liber Breuiarius ... more Bracharensis ecclesie incoandus': after the Proprium de Tempore comes the Proprium Sanctorum (fol. 345, 'Festiuitates Sanctorum'), and the Commune Sanctorum (fol. 567), wanting a leaf or more at the end
  5. At fols. 130v-133 are some calendarial notes and paschal cycle and hymns, apparently added in 1455
  6. At fol. 344v is 'Valascus' in red, probably the name of the scribe or rubricator, and some later notes in Portuguese occur

Dates

  • Stated to be written between A.D. 1438 and 1447 in Portugal

Extent

595 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Lat. Liturg. e. 12

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. 35185

Custodial History

Fol. 2 is the personal (19th cent.) card of Bazilio Cabral Teixeira de Queiroz.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought in April 1910 at the Azambrija sale at Lisbon (lot 2949) by The Bodleian Library.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated border, capitals, etc.

Dimensions

9 1/4 × 6 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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