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'Officium parvum beatæ Mariæ', according to the use of Rome, preceded by a Calendar and Capitula, written in the first half of the 16th cent. in France

MS. Douce 19
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Followed by:

  1. the Penitential Psalms with litany (fol. 85)
  2. 'Officium Deffunctorum' (fol. 102)
  3. Suffrages (fol. 138)
  4. prayers.

Some rubrics and calendarial verses are in French. The Hours of the Cross and Holy Spirit are worked in at fols. 49, 50v, etc.


  • Creation: written in the first half of the 16th cent. in France


168 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • French


MS. Douce 19

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 21593

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with fine miniatures, borders, etc., of a florid type, binding, stamped gold designs on leather, with fleurs de lys (17th cent.), double, the outer sides renewed later


4 3/4 × 3 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom